The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor is AED 110,638 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Contract Negotiation and Contract Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AED 43,608 - AED 242,466
AED 44K
AED 110K
AED 240K
MEDIAN: AED 107,494
10%
50%
90%
AED 27.00 - AED 134
AED 48
MEDIAN: AED 48.03
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AED 0AED 245K
Salary AED 43,608 - AED 242,466
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 20,399
Profit Sharing AED 0.00 - AED 60,402
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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AED 44,077 - AED 245,490
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 686
Hourly Data AED 0AED 133
Hourly Rate AED 48.03
Overtime AED 0.00 - AED 133
Annual Data AED 0AED 245K
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 20,399
Profit Sharing AED 0.00 - AED 60,402
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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AED 44,077 - AED 245,490
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Quantity Surveyor

Most engineering and construction projects are large-scale operations, and completing them involves the investment of considerable amounts of money. Naturally, a client or contractor wants the maximum quality for the minimum cost; for this purpose, they hire people called quantity surveyors. A quantity surveyor is, in essence, the financial manager of a large engineering project who is tasked with maximizing the value of the project for his/her client by producing a most favorable balance of cost and quality. They may also be referred to as commercial managers or construction/engineering cost consultants.

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Quantity Surveyor Tasks

  • 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.
  • Prepare internal cost/value reports for upper management and other departments.

Common Career Paths for Quantity Surveyor


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Popular Skills for Quantity Surveyor

Pay by Experience Level for Quantity Surveyor

Pay by Experience for a Quantity Surveyor has a positive trend. An entry-level Quantity Surveyor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 79,000 based on 401 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quantity Surveyor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 143,000 based on 289 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 190,000 based on 105 salaries. A Quantity Surveyor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 330,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 109,386

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Quantity Surveyor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quantity Surveyor?

Quantity Surveyor in Dubai:
"Everything should be organize and time management."
Pros: Challenging and Fulfilling.
Cons: Stress and Pressure.

Quantity Surveyor in Dubai:
"Wealth."
Pros: Chances to get wide knowledge about construction industry and civil engineering disciplines with appreciate salary.
Cons: Little bit higher level of stress than other industries because products value depends on the time factor.

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Key Stats for Quantity Surveyor

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

▲202%

▲74%

▲31%

National Average
AED 109,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect Quantity Surveyor Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 14%