Average Quantity Surveyor Salary in New Zealand

Avg. Base Salary (NZD)

The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor is NZ$76,864 in 2023

Base Salary
NZ$56k - NZ$107k
NZ$972 - NZ$10k
Profit Sharing
NZ$2k - NZ$20k
Total Pay
NZ$53k - NZ$107k
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What Do Quantity Surveyors Do?

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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FAQs About Quantity Surveyors

What is the highest pay for Quantity Surveyors?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Quantity Surveyor is NZ$107k / year

What is the lowest pay for Quantity Surveyors?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Quantity Surveyor is NZ$56k / year

How can Quantity Surveyors increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Quantity Surveyor is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Quantity Surveyor that oversees more junior Quantity Surveyors, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.