Average Quantity Surveyor Salary

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The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor is $60,179.
MEDIAN $60,179
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$35k - $114k
$986 - $7k
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$6 - $15k
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$34k - $109k

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Job Description for Quantity Surveyor

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.

Career Paths

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Quantity Surveyor
Senior Quantity Surveyor
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Quantity Surveyor

Skills in Construction Estimating, Contract Management, Contract Negotiation and Commercial are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk Quantity Takeoff.

Pay by Experience Level for Quantity Surveyor

An entry-level Quantity Surveyor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,000 based on 15 salaries. An early career Quantity Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,459 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Quantity Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,612 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,275 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,700.
Employees with Quantity Surveyor in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 57.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (32.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (2.8% less), Los Angeles, California (0.3% less) and New York, New York (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

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