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Average Building Surveyor Salary in Australia

AU$67,295
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AU$2,017
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The average salary for a Building Surveyor in Australia is AU$67,295.
10%
A$43k
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A$67k
90%
A$98k
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AU$43k - AU$98k
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AU$500 - AU$5k
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AU$46k - AU$99k
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What Do Building Surveyors Do?

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Building Surveyor. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Building Surveyor
Senior Building Surveyor
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Building Surveyors?

Skills in Commercial Building Inspection, Construction Site Inspection, Regulatory Compliance, Technical Analysis and Survey Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Building Surveyors?

An entry-level Building Surveyor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$53,290 based on 20 salaries. An early career Building Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,685 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Building Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$82,136 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Building Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$89,269 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$89,816.
Employees with Building Surveyor in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 14.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (7.7% more) and Hobart, Tasmania (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (16.8% less), Melbourne, Victoria (9.3% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 201 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.0%
Early Career
49.3%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
18.4%
Late Career
4.0%

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