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Cost Estimators in Missouri

Want to work in Missouri as a Cost Estimator? Read this first!

11.3% Jobs Projection
$63,570 Median Salary
570 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Cost Estimators in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Cost Estimators in Missouri is growing faster than average.

  • Cost Estimators in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Cost Estimators Work in Missouri?

In Missouri, there were 4,630 people working as Cost Estimators in the year 2018.

There were 4,640 Cost Estimators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Cost Estimators in MO Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,160 Cost Estimators working in it, which means Missouri has more Cost Estimators than average.

Cost Estimators in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Cost Estimators in this state are growing at a rate of 11.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.

Job Projections for Cost Estimators: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 570 annual job openings, and a total of 5,610 jobs for Missouri Cost Estimators in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 24,400 annual jobs and 240,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Cost Estimators Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Cost Estimators ranged from $36,290 to $102,320 with $63,570 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.45 to $49.19. The median hourly rate was $30.56.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $30.19 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.37.

The median salary in Missouri is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Cost Estimators Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri Metros for Cost Estimators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Cost Estimators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,460 $66,650
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,840 $66,960
Springfield, MO 360 $53,010
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 340 $59,430
Jefferson City, MO 130 $59,290
Joplin, MO 100 $54,170
St. Joseph, MO-KS 70 $76,540
Columbia, MO 70 $61,050
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 40 $69,460

Top States for Cost Estimators Employment

View the list below to see where most Cost Estimators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 28,660 $70,660
Texas 17,240 $69,330
Florida 13,220 $57,230
Ohio 10,200 $60,640
New York 10,150 $67,400
Virginia 9,220 $67,680
Pennsylvania 8,610 $64,390
Michigan 6,590 $59,250
North Carolina 6,580 $59,750
Massachusetts 6,030 $72,520
Illinois 5,600 $63,490
Colorado 5,520 $66,270
Washington 5,470 $72,420
New Jersey 5,270 $69,960
Georgia 4,880 $62,460
Arizona 4,630 $62,850
Missouri 4,630 $63,570
Minnesota 4,460 $62,710
Maryland 4,390 $66,020
Indiana 4,360 $61,990

Below are the states where Cost Estimators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $94,440
Hawaii $79,890
Alaska $78,580
Wyoming $73,750
Massachusetts $72,520
Washington $72,420
California $70,660
New Jersey $69,960
Texas $69,330
Connecticut $69,070


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