The average pay for an Entry-Level Quantity Surveyor is AU$63,255 per year.

AU$44,368 - AU$86,615
AU$44K
AU$63K
AU$87K
MEDIAN: AU$62,824
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.89 - AU$40.00
AU$20
AU$25
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$24.72
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$86K
Salary AU$44,368 - AU$86,615
Bonus AU$292 - AU$10,326
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$43,477 - AU$86,340
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 259
Hourly Data AU$0AU$69
Hourly Rate AU$19.89 - AU$40.00
Overtime AU$20.13 - AU$69.53
Annual Data AU$0AU$86K
Bonus AU$292 - AU$10,326
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$43,477 - AU$86,340
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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.

Quantity Surveyor Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$62,169

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

Key Stats for Quantity Surveyor

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
18%

Skills That Affect Quantity Surveyor Salaries



National Average
AU$62,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 86%