The average salary for a Building Surveyor in United Kingdom is £29,781.
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Job Description for Building Surveyor
A building surveyor performs a variety of tasks throughout the life of buildings. These professionals may be involved in initial construction, and their role during the construction phase may vary greatly. The building surveyor may serve as an agent for a governmental entity or the company that is going to own the building; in this role, they may occasionally visit the site to track progress and receive updates. However, the building surveyor may serve as a project manager and oversee the entir…Read more
Building Surveyor Tasks
- Advise and support clients on construction designs and plans.
- Evaluate structures in order to determine necessary repairs and maintenance.
- Survey land and other property.
- Prepare reports, contracts, and permits.
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Popular Skills for Building Surveyor
Construction Site Inspection
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Project Management and Contract Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD), Construction Site Inspection and Commercial Building Inspection.
Pay by Experience Level for Building Surveyor
An entry-level Building Surveyor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £23,389 based on 13 salaries. An early career Building Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £26,435 based on 218 salaries. A mid-career Building Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,428 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Building Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £37,023 based on 89 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £41,182.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Building Surveyor in their job title in Birmingham, England: Birmingham earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Manchester, England: Manchester (16.2% more) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (14.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (17.6% less).
Years of Experience
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