The average salary for a Senior Quantity Surveyor in United Kingdom is £51,117.
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What Do Senior Quantity Surveyors Do?
Senior quantity surveyors decide what materials needed to be ordered to determine the cost of constructing a building. They are generally employed through the entire construction process, in which they source materials, control construction costs, and act as a liaison among parties such as the engineers who designed the project and the suppliers of the various materials being purchased. In addition, senior quality surveyors are generally the go-to people for how much of a project has been paid f…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Quantity Surveyor
The top respondents for the job title Senior Quantity Surveyor are from the companies Kier Group plc, Balfour Beatty and Gallifordtry. Reported salaries are highest at Kier Group plc where the average pay is £54,045. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Arcadis, Inc. and Gallifordtry, earning around £53,750 and £53,000, respectively. Turner & Townsend plc pays the lowest at around £46,750. Skanska and Costain Ltd also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £47,000 and £47,833, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Quantity Surveyors?
Skills in Commercial, Contract Management, Contract Negotiation and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Construction Estimating.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Quantity Surveyors?
An early career Senior Quantity Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £45,998 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Senior Quantity Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £49,498 based on 180 salaries. An experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £53,114 based on 318 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £54,373.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Senior Quantity Surveyor in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Southampton, England: Hampshire (8.9% more) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: West Midlands (10.4% less), Leeds, England: West Yorkshire (2.6% less) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (0.2% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 676 survey responses.