AU$64,417
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An Entry-Level Quantity Surveyor with Construction Estimating skills earns an average salary of AU$63,456 per year.

AU$45,780 - AU$83,439
AU$46K
AU$64K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$64,417
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.63 - AU$32.86
AU$20
AU$23
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$23.40
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$83K
Salary AU$45,780 - AU$83,439
Bonus AU$487 - AU$10,256
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$44,753 - AU$83,971
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 142
Hourly Data AU$0AU$38
Hourly Rate AU$19.63 - AU$32.86
Overtime AU$37.55
Annual Data AU$0AU$83K
Bonus AU$487 - AU$10,256
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$44,753 - AU$83,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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

4%

-1%

-21%

National Average: AU$63,873

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

Key Stats for Quantity Surveyor

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
12%

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 84%