Quantity Surveyor Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor is $57,000 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Quantity Surveyor Salary (?
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$29,087 - $112,341
(Median)
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57K
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MEDIAN: $57,000
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Quantity Surveyor Salary (?
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$7.25 - $50.00
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50
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,087 - $112,341  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,305 - $109,299  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$7.25 - $50.00  
   
Overtime
$19.18 - $105.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,305 - $109,299  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Quantity Surveyor

A quantity surveyor, also known as a cost engineer, is responsible for determining the cost of a given construction project with respect to materials, labor, and time. Construction suppliers will place their bids for a project, and the quantity surveyor typically follows and measures a project from the beginning to the end.
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Quantity Surveyor Tasks
  • Prepare internal cost/value reports for upper management and other departments.
  • Assist in the identification of commercial risks and opportunities and carry out value engineering exercises as required.
  • Prepare and manage material procurement schedules
  • Encourage and develop a culture of contractual awareness and ensure that contracts are fulfilled by rigidly maintaining records, contractual notifications, change control, etc.

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Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$58,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 24%
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