Cost Estimators in Missouri
Want to work in Missouri as a Cost Estimator? Read this first!
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.
The typical state has 2,160 Cost Estimators working in it, which means Missouri has more Cost Estimators than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|Jefferson City, MO||130||$59,290|
|St. Joseph, MO-KS||70||$76,540|
|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|
Below are the states where Cost Estimators get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$94,440|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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