The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor with Autodesk Quantity Takeoff skills in South Africa is R306,807.
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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, Aecom Corporation and MLC Quantity Surveyors. Reported salaries are highest at Aecom Corporation where the average pay is R400,000. MLC Quantity Surveyors pays the lowest at around R264,600.
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Popular Skills for Quantity Surveyor
Skills in Construction Estimating, Valuation, Contract Management, Precision Measurement and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 R153,047 based on 10 salaries. An early career Quantity Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R279,056 based on 135 salaries. A mid-career Quantity Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R357,394 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R490,005 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R600,000.
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