11 Job Estimate Templates in Word and Excel

Job estimate templates in Word and Excel to estimate project time and cost

job estimate templates

JOB ESTIMATE, also referred to as WORK ESTIMATE, QUOTE, or simply an ESTIMATE is a preliminary assessment of a project cost. There are different types of pricing estimates:

  • Not-To-Exceed: provide your customers with a predetermined price quote. This price model assumes that, no matter what, your invoice won’t exceed the amount you quoted
  • Binding: provide your customers with a fixed price agreement. This price model assumes a certain price for a certain work. Make sure you describe your project in detail and write down any extra charges the customer might have to pay if the amount of work exceeds what is agreed upon.
  • Non-binding: provide your customer with a ballpark number. This price model assumes your estimate will be changing whenever new information comes in. If you quoted 20 project hours and the project took 40 to complete, you will be invoicing 40 hours.

Regardless of the type of Job Estimate you decide to go with, make sure the terms are crystal-clear to your potential customer before you commence the project.

Our Free Job Estimate templates will help you create a professional document to calculate the cost of an entire project. We hope we can help you to make the process of creating a price quote much easier, quicker, and error-free. Download our templates to create an estimate that is accurate, thorough and professional in a way that will make a good lasting impression on the customer about your company. We hope this template will help you save time and money.

Additional format samples

Work estimate template in Excel

Work estimate template calculates total

Blank fields include info about service provider and customer, project description, number of hours, price per hour, and a total work estimate. This document automatically calculates each line item total, subtotal and total.

  • Size: 46 KB
  • Downloads: 44818
  • Filename: Work-estimate-template-calculates-total.xls
  • Uploaded: 2010-05-10 10:53:00 / 2954

Simple Job Estimate

Simple Job Estimate Template

This basic template will automatically calculate total of your project. Simply enter individual line items, and price for each.

  • Size: 23 KB
  • Downloads: 9912
  • Filename: Simple-Job-Estimate-Template.xlsx
  • Uploaded: 2013-05-10 17:46:00 / 2976

Simple Job Estimate with tax

Simple Job Estimate with tax

Basic estimate template in Excel where total cost of a project is calculated automatically. Enter tax rate to calculate total tax, and add 'other costs to calculate total. The template provides space for comments to customer and notes / terms.

  • Size: 23 KB
  • Downloads: 4929
  • Filename: Simple-Job-Estimate-with-tax.xlsx
  • Uploaded: 2013-05-10 17:52:00 / 2978

Project estimate in Excel

Project Estimate with alternating rows

This Excel spreadsheet estimate calculates total cost of project in a style: the color of table rows is alternated automatically by a formula.

  • Size: 36 KB
  • Downloads: 4344
  • Filename: Project-Estimate-with-alternating-rows.xlsx
  • Uploaded: 2013-05-10 17:56:00 / 2980

Hourly Job Estimate

Hourly job estimate

This template is calculated from hourly rate and number of hours billed for project tasks. You can set tasks as billable or non-billable. The document will display total and effective hours for the project, and total and effective cost.

  • Size: 36 KB
  • Downloads: 1866
  • Filename: Hourly-job-estimate.xlsx
  • Uploaded: 2013-05-10 18:03:00 / 2982

Project cost and profit estimate


This spreadsheet is pretty complex and will calculate total cost of project that bills for both labor and products. Enter individual items of the project, markup, sales tax, and see total estimated cost of the project, and the profit

  • Size: 25 KB
  • Downloads: 4614
  • Filename: Project-cost-and-profit-estimate.xlsx
  • Uploaded: 2013-05-10 18:13:00 / 2984

Project estimate spreadsheet

Project estimate spreadsheet

This two-page template allows to calculate both cost and profit of a project where both labor and material items are used.

  • Size: 26 KB
  • Downloads: 3572
  • Filename: Project-estimate-spreadsheet.xlsx
  • Uploaded: 2013-05-10 18:15:00 / 2986

Project Cost Estimate

Project Cost Estimate

Proposal to send to customers where both labor and material are listed, and different tax rate applied for each.

  • Size: 23 KB
  • Downloads: 6277
  • Filename: Project-Cost-Estimate.xlsx
  • Uploaded: 2013-05-10 18:21:00 / 2988

Job Estimate in Word

Job Estimate in Word

Basic sample in Microsoft Word. Easy to use and modify but does not calculate total automatically.

  • Size: 45 KB
  • Downloads: 4265
  • Filename: Job-Estimate-in-Word.docx
  • Uploaded: 2013-05-10 18:24:00 / 2990

Tehnical Project estimate

Tehnical Project estimate

Multiple-page proposal for a technical project with sample content and headings.

  • Size: 66 KB
  • Downloads: 1341
  • Filename: Tehnical-Project-estimate.docx
  • Uploaded: 2013-05-10 18:28:00 / 2992