A Quantity Surveyor in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$81,559 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$50,000 - AU$126,267
AU$50K
AU$82K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$81,525
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.43 - AU$97.87
AU$20
AU$33
AU$98
MEDIAN: AU$32.50
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$129K
Salary AU$50,000 - AU$126,267
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,361
Profit Sharing AU$1,965
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$46,703 - AU$129,080
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 84
Hourly Data AU$0AU$97
Hourly Rate AU$20.43 - AU$97.87
Overtime AU$35.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$129K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$15,361
Profit Sharing AU$1,965
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$46,703 - AU$129,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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

Key Stats for Quantity Surveyor

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

▲23%

▲21%

National Average
AU$82,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Quantity Surveyor Salaries


National Average
AU$82,000


Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 85%