An Experienced Quantity Surveyor earns an average salary of AED 184,154 per year.

AED 84,665 - AED 333,291
AED 180K
AED 330K
MEDIAN: AED 184,154
Salary AED 84,665 - AED 333,291
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 50,684
Profit Sharing AED 28,650
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).
AED 91,329 - AED 333,856
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

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.


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.

Quantity Surveyor Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 190,036

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Key Stats for Quantity Surveyor


18 %
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Quantity Surveyor Salaries

National Average
AED 190,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.


18 %
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 15%