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Cost Estimators in Wisconsin

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

10.1% Jobs Projection
$54,970 Median Salary
630 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Cost Estimators Work in Wisconsin?

In 2018, there were 4,210 Cost Estimators working in the state.

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

That’s a decline of 430 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Cost Estimators in this state are growing at a rate of 10.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.

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Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 630 annual Cost Estimators job openings in Wisconsin, and 6,200 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Cost Estimators Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Cost Estimators ranged from $34,770 to $89,050 with $54,970 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.72 to $42.81. The median hourly rate was $26.43.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $27.01 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.58.

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

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Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,560 $64,940
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,250 $65,260
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,200 $56,520
Madison, WI 410 $57,700
Green Bay, WI 350 $50,940
Appleton, WI 250 $63,690
Duluth, MN-WI 160 $64,300
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 150 $57,980
Wausau, WI 150 $59,390
Racine, WI 140 $53,210
Eau Claire, WI 120 $51,700
Fond du Lac, WI 110 $55,420
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 90 $55,660
Janesville-Beloit, WI 60 $52,580
Sheboygan, WI 50 $63,580

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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