A Quantity Surveyor earns an average salary of €36,052 per year. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

€24,953 - €58,940
€25K
€36K
€59K
MEDIAN: €36,052
10%
50%
90%
€9.83 - €40.00
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€16
€40
MEDIAN: €16.00
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50%
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€0€60K
Salary €24,953 - €58,940
Bonus €0.00 - €6,745
Profit Sharing €0.00 - €8,875
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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€24,810 - €60,044
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 489
Hourly Data €0€39
Hourly Rate €9.83 - €40.00
Overtime €14.70
Annual Data €0€60K
Bonus €0.00 - €6,745
Profit Sharing €0.00 - €8,875
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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€24,810 - €60,044
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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.

Common Career Paths for Quantity Surveyor


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Popular Skills for Quantity Surveyor

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 €31,000 based on 288 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 €43,000 based on 166 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €51,000 based on 120 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 €62,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €36,753

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Key Stats for Quantity Surveyor

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

▲69%

▲39%

▲17%

National Average
€37,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Quantity Surveyor Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 84%