The average salary for an Experienced Quantity Surveyor in South Africa is R478,169.
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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 cos…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Quantity Surveyor
Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
Skills in Precision Measurement and Autodesk Quantity Takeoff are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Contract Management, Valuation and Construction Estimating.
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 R161,486 based on 26 salaries. An early career Quantity Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R266,330 based on 488 salaries. A mid-career Quantity Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R393,432 based on 406 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R544,762.
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