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Salary and Benefits

Project Manager/Estimator
$62K-$75K / yr. (est.)
$62K
$69,007 / year
$76K
Average base salary
The salary information provided is based on data collected from various reliable sources and may vary depending on individual qualifications and other factors.

About Project Manager/Estimator

What does a Project Manager/Estimator do?

As project managers, we oversee a company's various initiatives or projects, revise their work and finalization, and ensure that they meet the clients' expectations. We conduct the hands-on tasks associated with a project and must have some understanding of the various aspects of the project. Our job is to gather, analyze, and summarise relevant information to prepare status reports. We use effective verification methods, manage changes to the project scope, schedule, and costs.

Core tasks:

  • meetings with members of the project team to discuss and address problems
  • providing project deliverables and ensuring that they meet quality requirements.
  • identifying and exploring potential client opportunities
  • making the project deliverables accepted by the client.

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Project Manager/Estimator?
On average, people work 5-7 years in other positions prior to becoming a Project Manager/Estimator.
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Civil EngineerSan Francisco, CA - 9 months ago
It's frustrating to see people with no civil engineering background become Project Managers/Estimators quicker. 😀
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General ContractorNew York City, NY - 9 months ago
πŸ”₯ Project Managers/Estimators have it easy! They just sit in an office and boss people around, while we do the hard work.
How Long Do Project Manager/Estimator Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Project Manager/Estimators works in this position for 5+ years across multiple employers.
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Business OwnerMiami, FL - 10 months ago
As a Business Owner, I've worked with many Project Manager/Estimators throughout the years. The ones who stick around for 5+ years with multiple employers are the true professionals! 🀝
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Construction WorkerNew York City, NY - 10 months ago
Man, 5+ years working with multiple employers as a Project Manager/Estimator? That sounds stressful! How can they handle all that responsibility? 🀯
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Project Manager/Estimator Employees?
Frequent job changes in Project Manager/Estimator, indicating a willingness to change companies and roles more frequently.
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HR ManagerHouston, TX - 10 months ago
It's frustrating for HR Managers to have Project Manager/Estimators constantly coming and going. It disrupts team dynamics and creates more work for us in terms of recruitment and onboarding.
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Software DeveloperSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
Anyone hiring these PM/Estimators? Looking for fresh perspectives to collaborate with on exciting projects! πŸ™Œ

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Project Manager/Estimator's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Project Manager/Estimator typically studied at.
Auburn University
Colorado State University-Fort Collins

Path after job

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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Project Manager/Estimator Employees?
Gender ratio in Project Manager/Estimator position: 0.928659616726609 Male and 0.071340383273391 Female. Age ratio in Project Manager/Estimator position: 16-20: 6%, 21-30: 58%, 31-40: 22%, 41-50: 10%, 51-60: 4%, 60+: 0%. Project Manager/Estimator position is predominantly male (92.9%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 31-40 years old.
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Project Manager/EstimatorBoston, MA - 10 months ago
Why is it always the same story? We need more diversity in race, gender, and age across all industries. 🌍
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Project Manager/EstimatorSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
I'm so tired of seeing these gender imbalances. We should be encouraging all individuals to pursue any career they desire. πŸ’ͺ

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Project Manager/Estimator?
Top employers of Project Manager/Estimator position: BELFOR Group, Granite Construction, John E. Green. People who work in Project Manager/Estimator position most typically go on to work for the BELFOR Group.
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Project Manager/EstimatorBoston, MA - 10 months ago
I work for BELFOR Group and it's been a great experience! Don't believe the haters. It's all about finding the right fit and making the most of every opportunity.
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Project Manager/EstimatorSan Francisco, CA - 10 months ago
I can't speak for these companies, but I love being a project manager/estimator. It's a challenging role that allows me to showcase my organizational skills and problem-solving abilities.
BELFOR Group
Granite Construction
John E. Green
What Industries Does Project Manager/Estimator Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Project Manager/Estimator: Construction, Manufacturing, Administrative & Support, Professional / Scientific / Technical, Retail. Project Manager/Estimator employees most likely come from a Construction industry background.
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Project Manager/EstimatorHouston, TX - 10 months ago
No one understands the pressure of a Project Manager/Estimator in professional/scientific/technical industries. From managing budgets to ensuring clear communication, it's all riding on our shoulders. 😩
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Project Manager/EstimatorMiami, FL - 9 months ago
Hey, I get it. You think your job as a Project Manager/Estimator in retail is a piece of cake? Try handling customer demands, coordinating with suppliers, and managing inventory fluctuations. πŸ’ͺ

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Discussion about Project Manager/Estimator

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How balanced is the gender diversity among people working as a Project Manager/Estimator?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Most people are men I think.
What is the most common age of a Project Manager/Estimator?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
The average age is 30
Is a Project Manager/Estimator considered to be a junior profession?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
On average, people have 6 years of experience when they start working as a Project Manager/Estimator
What industries does a Project Manager/Estimator typically work in?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Construction is typical for a Project Manager/Estimator to work in.
Do I need a degree to work as a Project Manager/Estimator?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
No higher education could not hurt if you want to be a Project Manager/Estimator
Which company are you working for as a Project Manager/Estimator?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
If you are a Project Manager/Estimator you should definitely apply for BELFOR Group, Granite Construction, John E. Green and Saunders Construction
How many years of experience as a Project Manager/Estimator is needed in average to switch to another position?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
More than 5 years is the typical lifespan for a Project Manager/Estimator.
Is it common for people to switch companies and still work as a Project Manager/Estimator?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
It’s likely to work for multiple companies while holding the same title.
What do people usually work as before switching to Project Manager/Estimator?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Most people come from Project Manager, Estimator or Project Engineer roles
What can be the next step in your career path from Project Manager/Estimator?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Changing from a Project Manager/Estimator to Project Manager, Estimator or Estimator Project Manager is a typical career path.
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