A Building Surveyor earns an average salary of AU$67,701 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Commercial Building Inspection is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$43,936 - AU$101,038
AU$44K
AU$67K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$67,469
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50%
90%
AU$20.00 - AU$45.82
AU$20
AU$29
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$28.92
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$101K
Salary AU$43,936 - AU$101,038
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,109
Profit Sharing AU$600
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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AU$43,147 - AU$100,517
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 174
Hourly Data AU$0AU$75
Hourly Rate AU$20.00 - AU$45.82
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$75.49
Annual Data AU$0AU$100K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,109
Profit Sharing AU$600
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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AU$43,147 - AU$100,517
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

Job Description for Building Surveyor

A building surveyor performs a variety of tasks throughout the life of buildings. These professionals may be involved in initial construction, and their role during the construction phase may vary greatly. The building surveyor may serve as an agent for a governmental entity or the company that is going to own the building; in this role, they may occasionally visit the site to track progress and receive updates. However, the building surveyor may serve as a project manager and oversee the entire construction project.

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Building Surveyor Tasks

  • Advise and support clients on construction designs and plans.
  • Evaluate structures in order to determine necessary repairs and maintenance.
  • Survey land and other property.
  • Prepare reports, contracts, and permits.

Building Surveyor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Building Surveyor

Pay by Experience for a Building Surveyor has a positive trend. An entry-level Building Surveyor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 140 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building Surveyor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Building Surveyor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$95,000 based on 44 salaries. A Building Surveyor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$89,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,100

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

Key Stats for Building Surveyor

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Building Surveyor Salaries

▲41%

▲33%

▲19%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%