About this course:
Taking this online course will help you explore the different aspects of a construction cost estimator. You will learn the basics involved in the construction estimator career path.
Are you interested in a career in the skilled construction trades? The demand for new employees in the construction trades has never been higher. A career in the skilled trades is not limited to working in the field. There are many different career paths available including construction cost estimators.
Construction cost estimators are key team members for all construction and home improvement contractors. A great project starts with a good estimate. And good estimates are developed by skilled construction estimators. Individuals interested in a construction cost estimator career path are in high demand.
What does it take to become a construction cost estimator? Individuals who are interested in pursuing a construction estimator career path should have the following skill set:
Construction cost estimators are in high demand. The demand for individuals in these skilled positions is expected to rise by 9% through 2024. As the demand rises, the income levels for these skilled professionals will also increase. The 2015 median pay for individuals working in a construction estimator career path is $60,390 per year according to the United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics.
When You Take This Course You Will Learn About:
Chris has over 25 years of experience in the commercial and residential construction industry. He has worked in multiple roles including leading construction crews, leading sales and marketing and serving as president of his family's construction businesses.
Chris has estimated and sold projects worth over $1,000,000. He has also been responsible for maintaining key accounts for over 20 years which have resulted in millions of dollars in revenues from repeat customers.
His history and current industry involvement include:
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