A Quantity Surveyor in Brisbane, Queensland earns an average salary of AU$69,438 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Contract Management and Construction Estimating.

AU$43,448 - AU$122,449
AU$43K
AU$70K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$69,840
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$122K
Salary AU$43,448 - AU$122,449
Bonus AU$986 - AU$10,213
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
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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$43,386 - AU$120,951
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

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
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

▲58%

▲5%

National Average
AU$70,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Quantity Surveyor Salaries



National Average
AU$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 89%