£48,435
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£2,915

Profit Sharing

£0.00

Commission

£4,000

A Senior Quantity Surveyor earns an average salary of £46,842 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£38,024 - £63,844
£38K
£48K
£64K
MEDIAN: £48,435
10%
50%
90%
£23.20 - £42.08
£23
£31
£42
MEDIAN: £31.16
10%
50%
90%
£0£67K
Salary £38,024 - £63,844
Bonus £0.00 - £7,116
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £2,618
Commission £4,000
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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£38,687 - £67,500
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 702
Hourly Data £0£42
Hourly Rate £23.20 - £42.08
Overtime £23.98
Annual Data £0£67K
Bonus £0.00 - £7,116
Commission £4,000
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £2,618
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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£38,687 - £67,500
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Senior Quantity Surveyor

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 for, and when that money was paid.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Quantity Surveyor

Pay by Experience for a Senior Quantity Surveyor has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Quantity Surveyor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤45,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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 ₤47,000 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤50,000 based on 157 salaries. A Senior 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 ₤51,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £49,662

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Senior Quantity Surveyor Advice

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

Senior Quantity Surveyor in London:
"Demanding, repetitive, challenging, at times very stressful."

Senior Quantity Surveyor in London:
Pros: Different challenges every day. Given high levels of responsibility. Feeling of importance within a site team. Good scope for advancement. Negotiating deals with clients and subcontractors. Finding an entitlement to additional monies.
Cons: High level of pressure at certain times in the period. Blame for anything money related always sticks with the QS. Site team do not feel responsible for cost control. Travelling between sites is common. Some aspects of the job can be monotonous.

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Key Stats for Senior Quantity Surveyor

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Senior Quantity Surveyor Salaries

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
₤50,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior Quantity Surveyor Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲19%

▼0%

National Average
₤50,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 42%