S$39,309
Avg. Salary
S$9.16
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

S$5,187

Bonus

S$0.00

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Quantity Surveyor is S$9.16 per hour.

The average pay for a Quantity Surveyor is S$39,309 per year.

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S$0.00
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S$9.16
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S$0.00
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MEDIAN S$9.16
10%
S$22k
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S$39k
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S$58k
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MEDIAN S$39,309
S$22,015 - S$57,804
S$22K
S$39K
S$58K
MEDIAN: S$39,309
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50%
90%
S$0S$61K
Salary S$22,015 - S$57,804
Bonus S$2,480 - S$10,019
Profit Sharing S$0.00 - S$2,073
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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S$21,542 - S$61,730
  • Country: Singapore
  • Currency: SGD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 414

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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Quantity Surveyor Job Listings

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 S$37,000 based on 281 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 S$50,000 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of S$60,000 based on 47 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 S$63,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: S$42,413

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

Quantity Surveyor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quantity Surveyor?

Quantity Surveyor in Singapore:
"Normal working life."
Pros: Opportunity
Cons: Working life balance

Quantity Surveyor in Redhill:
"Scope of consultant quantity surveyor."
Pros: Precision measurement and good in paper work preparation.
Cons: Too many paper work as working as a government consultant.

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Key Stats for Quantity Surveyor

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

▲48%

▲41%

▲19%

National Average
S$42,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Quantity Surveyor Salaries




National Average
S$42,000

Construction Estimating
▼2%



▼19%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 16%