A Cost Estimator practices accounts, analysis financial statements on finance and banking, performs analysis on financial data and calculates the real value of money, after allotting the sufficient budgets for required business activities. They assist financial managers, tax authorities, and insurance companies for credit allocation decisions.
A master's or a PhD degree in subjects such as finance, accounting, taxation, etc. Some firms prefer degrees such as CMA, CCA, CGA or CA or even Chartered financial association.
The salary package of the cost estimator’s could be somewhere around 2.5 Lac p.a. (Approx). And candidates qualified with CA can earn even more.