C$61,769
Avg. Salary
C$25.51
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Quantity Surveyor is C$25.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Quantity Surveyor is C$61,769 per year.

C$18.31
10%
C$25.51
50%
C$39.38
90%
MEDIAN C$25.51
C$40k
10%
C$62k
50%
C$111k
90%
MEDIAN C$61,769
C$40,047 - C$111,115
C$40K
C$62K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$61,769
10%
50%
90%
C$18.31 - C$39.38
C$18
C$26
C$39
MEDIAN: C$25.51
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$111K
Salary C$40,047 - C$111,115
Bonus C$986 - C$15,715
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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C$40,380 - C$111,494
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 81
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$18.31 - C$39.38
Overtime C$39.68
Annual Data C$0C$111K
Bonus C$986 - C$15,715
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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C$40,380 - C$111,494
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2019
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quantity Surveyor

Pay by Experience for a Quantity Surveyor has a positive trend. An entry-level Quantity Surveyor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quantity Surveyor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 8 salaries. A Quantity Surveyor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$120,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

13%

-10%

National Average: C$62,030

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

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Key Stats for Quantity Surveyor

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

Late-Career
▲94%

Mid-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
C$62,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 9%