The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor with Valuation skills in South Africa is R330,992.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Quantity Surveyor
The top respondents for the job title Quantity Surveyor are from the companies WBHO Construction, MLC Quantity Surveyors and Murray & Roberts. Reported salaries are highest at Murray & Roberts where the average pay is R444,944. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include WBHO Construction, earning around R405,200. MLC Quantity Surveyors pays the lowest at around R259,500. Group Five Construction also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R391,000.
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Popular Skills for Quantity Surveyor
Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
Skills in Contract Management, Precision Measurement and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk Quantity Takeoff and Construction Estimating.
Pay by Experience Level for Quantity Surveyor
An early career Quantity Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R287,409 based on 142 salaries. A mid-career Quantity Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R385,086 based on 137 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R473,411 based on 45 salaries.
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