H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Cost Estimators

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.

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Bachelor's degree
Required Work Experience
None
Job Training
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
1,342
1,531
14.08%
157
$29.02
$60,351
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Omaha Consortium
635
721
13.54%
74
$30.29
$63,018
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Lincoln MSA
345
407
17.97%
42
$30.69
$63,829
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Grand Island MSA
81
95
17.28%
10
$27.04
$56,244
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Central
83
90
8.43%
10
$22.88
$47,604
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Mid-Plains
42
46
9.52%
4
$17.12
$35,611
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Northeast
117
127
8.55%
13
$27.97
$58,181
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Panhandle
35
37
5.71%
3
$19.84
$41,261
H3 Job
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
High Demand Job
Sandhills
7
7
0%
0
N/A
N/A
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
Southeast
19
20
5.26%
2
$32.66
$67,942
High Wage Job
High Skill Job
N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.