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Cost Estimators in New York

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

13.1% Jobs Projection
$67,400 Median Salary
1,150 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Cost Estimators Work in New York?

In 2018, there were 10,150 Cost Estimators working in the state.

There were 10,140 Cost Estimators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Cost Estimators in NY Employment Trend

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

Cost Estimators in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Cost Estimators in this state are growing at a rate of 13.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.

Job Projections for Cost Estimators: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,150 annual job openings, and 11,240 total jobs in 2026 for Cost Estimators in this state.

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

What do Cost Estimators Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Cost Estimators ranged from $37,860 to $124,510 with $67,400 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.2 to $59.86. The median hourly rate was $32.41.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $31.69 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.72.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Cost Estimators Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 10,410 $71,390
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 850 $58,500
Rochester, NY 770 $63,230
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 580 $68,960
Syracuse, NY 370 $65,470
Binghamton, NY 180 $54,270
Utica-Rome, NY 110 $64,170
Kingston, NY 90 $69,520
Glens Falls, NY 70 $65,640
Elmira, NY 40 $60,540
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 30 $56,150

Top States for Cost Estimators Employment

The table below shows the states 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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