The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor is AED 114,719 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 43,803 - AED 245,060
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MEDIAN: AED 114,922
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Salary AED 43,803 - AED 245,060
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 24,088
Profit Sharing AED 0.00 - AED 56,517
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AED 44,824 - AED 248,115
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 694

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 78,000 based on 388 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 144,000 based on 285 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 191,000 based on 103 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 360,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 116,197

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
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

▲210%

▲65%

▲24%

National Average
AED 116,000

▼33%

Skills That Affect Quantity Surveyor Salaries



National Average
AED 116,000






▼47%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 15%