AU$73,613
Avg. Salary
AU$28.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$3,072

Bonus

AU$1,952

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Quantity Surveyor is AU$28.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Quantity Surveyor is AU$73,613 per year.

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AU$20.00
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AU$28.00
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AU$43.86
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MEDIAN AU$28.00
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AU$50k
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AU$74k
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AU$118k
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MEDIAN AU$73,613
AU$50,183 - AU$117,759
AU$50K
AU$74K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$73,613
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AU$20.00 - AU$43.86
AU$20
AU$28
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$28.00
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AU$0AU$118K
Salary AU$50,183 - AU$117,759
Bonus AU$498 - AU$14,816
Profit Sharing AU$1,952
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$49,253 - AU$118,450
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 436
Hourly Data AU$0AU$72
Hourly Rate AU$20.00 - AU$43.86
Overtime AU$24.24 - AU$72.13
Annual Data AU$0AU$118K
Bonus AU$498 - AU$14,816
Profit Sharing AU$1,952
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$49,253 - AU$118,450
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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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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 AU$62,000 based on 153 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 AU$83,000 based on 232 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$102,000 based on 97 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 AU$122,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

11%

11%

5%

4%

-7%

-13%

National Average: AU$74,059

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 Brisbane:
"Fantastic human being all around BNE."
Pros: Brisbane is not crown as Sydney or Melbourne. If you take a closer look, this city is quite a nice place to live with.
Cons: The average salary is not fasinaitng as Sydney and Melbourn.

Quantity Surveyor in Melbourne:
Pros: Condensed CBD, secular city, grid network, easy to know where you are and how to get places.
Cons: Public transport is strained. Too much favoritism for car drivers.

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Key Stats for Quantity Surveyor

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

▲65%

▲37%

▲12%

National Average
AU$74,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Quantity Surveyor Salaries



Contract Management
▲1%

National Average
AU$74,000


▼14%

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 89%