Cost Estimators in Wisconsin
Want to work in Wisconsin as a Cost Estimator? Read this first!
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.
The typical state has 2,160 Cost Estimators working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Cost Estimators than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||3,250||$65,260|
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI||1,200||$56,520|
|Green Bay, WI||350||$50,940|
|Eau Claire, WI||120||$51,700|
|Fond du Lac, WI||110||$55,420|
|La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN||90||$55,660|
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|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Cost Estimator Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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