Estimator, valuer or assessor
- Examines insurance documents to assess extent of liability and gathers information about incident from police, medical records, ship.
- Prepares comprehensive estimates of time and costs and presents these in report or tender form.
- Assesses costs of materials, labour and other factors such as required profit margins, transport costs, tariffs and fare structures, possible hazards, etc..
- Assesses condition, location, desirability and amenities of property to be valued.
- Examines plans, drawings, specifications, parts lists, etc. and specifies the materials and components required.
Typical Education Level
Level 3 NVQ; A Levels
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 19% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for estimator, valuer or assessor is £28,665
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,591. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for estimator, valuer or assessor roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £28,665 per year. That is about £2,389 per month or £14.70 per hour. New workers generally start on £20,426, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £54,434
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,591 people are employed in the region.