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Cost Estimators

in Massachusetts

Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
131051  Cost Estimators 5,472 5,735 263 4.81 % 182 26 156 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    3,620  66 % 3,820  67 % 200  6 % $76,050
Specialty Trade Contractors    2,300  42 % 2,420  42 % 120  5 % $73,910
Construction of Buildings    1,150  21 % 1,240  22 % 90  7 % $77,740
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    290  5 % 290  5 % 0  3 % $72,790
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    270  5 % 290  5 % 20  9 % $65,000
Other Services (except Government)    240  4 % 250  4 % 10  6 % $70,560
Repair and Maintenance    240  4 % 250  4 % 10  6 % $70,560
Wholesale Trade    230  4 % 230  4 % 0  -0 % $69,480
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    180  3 % 170  3 % -10  -2 % $69,050
Administrative and Support Services    160  3 % 170  3 % 10  8 % $59,900
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    160  3 % 160  3 % 0  3 % $87,300
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers    120  2 % 120  2 % 0  1 % $70,710
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    110  2 % 110  2 % 0  8 % $80,010
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    110  2 % 110  2 % 0  8 % $80,010
Waste Management and Remediation Service    110  2 % 120  2 % 10  11 % $73,070
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