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Quantity Surveyor Salary

The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor is $57,812 per year. A skill in Construction Estimating is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$27,821 - $100,334
(Median)
$28K
$58K
$100K
MEDIAN: $57,812
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50%
90%

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$6.89 - $41.56
(Median)
$6
$22
$42
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$27,821 - $100,334  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,255  
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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$26,092 - $101,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$6.89 - $41.56  
   
Overtime
$23.23 - $45.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,255  
   
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).
)
$26,092 - $101,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Quantity Surveyor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 29%