The average pay for a Quantity Surveyor is £32,375 per year. A skill in Valuation 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 field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

£21,822 - £48,327
£22K
£32K
£48K
MEDIAN: £32,413
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90%
£7.00 - £35.00
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MEDIAN: £14.54
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£0£49K
Salary £21,822 - £48,327
Bonus £0.00 - £4,993
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £4,894
Commission £1,000
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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£21,835 - £49,595
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,139
Hourly Data £0£34
Hourly Rate £7.00 - £35.00
Overtime £7.81 - £29.04
Annual Data £0£49K
Bonus £0.00 - £4,993
Commission £1,000
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £4,894
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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£21,835 - £49,595
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

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 ₤28,000 based on 596 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 ₤37,000 based on 455 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤41,000 based on 228 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 ₤49,000 based on 61 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £33,074

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Quantity Surveyor Reviews

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

Quantity Surveyor in London:
"Disappointment."
Pros: Excellent team, and good place to gain experience.
Cons:

Quantity Surveyor in Manchester:
"Working As A Quantity Surveyor."
Pros: I enjoy how my job varies from day to day.
Cons: It takes a lot of patience and organizing as you can go from little work to too much work in a flash.

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Key Stats for Quantity Surveyor

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Quantity Surveyor Salaries

▲47%

▲23%

▲11%

National Average
₤33,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Quantity Surveyor Salaries

Valuation
▲19%

▲5%

▲4%



Cost Accounting
▼0%

National Average
₤33,000



Budget Management
▼11%

Financial Reporting
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 55%