Estimator Jobs in Rapid City, SD

Responsible for gauging the cost and time a project will require. Estimators may travel to worksites, read blueprints and technical documents, collaborate with engineers and other high-level personnel, or consult construction experts in order to gather data regarding materials, labor, and time needed to complete the project. They analyze this information to calculate reasonable cost-effective budgets and probable project timelines. Strong computer skills are important, as most estimates are determined using programs.

Estimators produce output for several purposes. Some focus on specific parts of a larger project, such as the time needed for a particular phase or cost of plumbing. Others compile these focused assessments into general estimates for the entire project. Still others might coordinate with sales teams to use their calculations to plan and deliver bids to clients.

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Rapid City, SD
C2B021220Est Job Description: We are working with a company that is seeking to fill a full time Electrical Estimator position who wants to work year round and grow....
5 days ago
GPAC - Rapid City, SD
Job Description: ESTIMATOR - COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION A leading Rapid City area Commercial General Contractor with a long and highly respected history is growing its team with the addition of an Estimator...
17 days ago

Demographic Data for Rapid City, SD

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90,647
3,425
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Salary for Estimator Jobs in Rapid City, SD

This is the average annual salary for Estimator jobs in Rapid City, SD as reported by the BLS.

$70,152

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Estimator positions.

Highest Education Level

Estimators in Rapid City, SD offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (23.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (16.1%)
  • Master's Degree (12.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.5%)
  • Some College (2.3%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.7%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Estimators in Rapid City, SD
  • 1-2 years (22.7%)
  • 10+ years (18.2%)
  • None (18.2%)
  • 4-6 years (13.6%)
  • 2-4 years (9.1%)
  • Less than 1 year (9.1%)
  • 6-8 years (4.5%)
  • 8-10 years (4.5%)

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