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Cost Estimators

Prepare cost estimates for a variety of projects.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$39.04 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  0.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Analyze business or financial data.
  • Confer with others about financial matters.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Estimate costs of goods or services.
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Job Title Examples:

Construction Estimator
Cost Analyst

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