Career Outlook for Cost Estimators

Also known as:  Construction Estimator, Construction Job Cost Estimator, Crating and Moving Estimator, Electrical Estimator, Job Estimator, Production Cost Estimator
The overall job outlook for Cost Estimator careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 3.81 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.63 percent per year. Demand for Cost Estimators is expected to go up, with an expected 89,100 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.06 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Cost Estimators in the following states
California 20,990
Texas 14,010
Florida 11,180
New York 9,590
Pennsylvania 9,410
Ohio 8,610
Illinois 7,210
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Cost Estimators
District of Columbia 200
Wyoming 220
Alaska 280
Puerto Rico 380
Vermont 400
South Dakota 500
Maine 520