Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor is R326,096
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Quantity Surveyors?
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 R157,595 based on 27 salaries. An early career Quantity Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R251,411 based on 400 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Quantity Surveyors Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.