Quantity Surveyor with Construction Estimating Skills in Adelaide Salary (Australia)

A Quantity Surveyor with Construction Estimating skills in Adelaide, South Australia earns an average salary of AU$64,623 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$48,495 - AU$108,534
AU$48K
AU$65K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$64,623
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50%
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AU$0AU$109K
Salary AU$48,495 - AU$108,534
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,894
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AU$48,645 - AU$109,262
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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
57 %
Male
43 %
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
65%
10-19 years
10%

Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼22%

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
65%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%