Average Experienced Quantity Surveyor Salary in South Africa

R478,169
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R31,083
Bonus
R10,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Quantity Surveyor in South Africa is R478,169.
10%
R240k
MEDIAN
R478k
90%
R796k
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Salary
R240k - R796k
Bonus
R10k - R59k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R10k
Total Pay
R222k - R810k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Quantity Surveyor

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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 948 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
51.5%
Mid Career
42.8%
Late Career
3.0%