quantity surveyor

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Quantity surveyors work within the land management, property and construction industries, and are primarily responsible for calculating and managing the costs relating to projects.

What is the average quantity surveyor salary? As a quantity surveyor you can expect to earn an average of £52,680 per year.

Quantity Surveyors are always involved at the start of a project, being brought in to look at the feasibility of planned construction or repair efforts, they then remain as overseers. This means they are involved, often on the site, through to the completion of construction, keeping a constant eye on the forecasted and actual costs, as well as being required to react quickly to problems and changes in specifications with updated costings and feasibility reviews.

Are you being paid the correct salary as a quantity surveyor? Our salary checker provides you with a personalised report that tells you where you stand in terms of pay, level of responsibilities and the current demand for your role as a quantity surveyor.

If you're new to this field then have a look at our quantity surveyor degree options and quantity surveyor job description page to get you started.

For advice and tips on quantity surveyor jobs and how to nail your interview as a quantity surveyor, check out our career advice hub.

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