The average salary for a Quantity Surveyor with Contract Management skills in South Africa is R347,910.
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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 Murray & Roberts, Aecom Corporation and Engen Refinery. Reported salaries are highest at Engen Refinery where the average pay is R527,933. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Murray & Roberts, earning around R459,428. Group Five Construction pays the lowest at around R302,500. WBHO Construction also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R308,760.
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Popular Skills for Quantity Surveyor
Autodesk Quantity Takeoff
Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Precision Measurement, Autodesk Quantity Takeoff, 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 R135,426 based on 5 salaries. An early career Quantity Surveyor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R286,933 based on 126 salaries. A mid-career Quantity Surveyor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R424,452 based on 150 salaries. An experienced Quantity Surveyor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R474,876 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R560,000.
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