Quantity Surveyor jobs involve the financial planning of construction and effective cost management and control of budgets for building and engineering projects of all sizes. Responsible for providing support and expertise at every stage of the construction process, Quantity Surveyors drive all financial considerations and cost elements for a project from initial feasibility through to settlement of final account. Quantity Surveyor careers offer excellent prospects to diversify into more specialist areas such as Risk Analysis, Value Engineering, Dispute Resolution, Project Management and Capital Allowances. Quantity surveyors are educated to a degree level (or equivalent) with professional qualification by RICS - the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors. Download the 2019 RICS Macdonald & Company Salary Survey Now
RICS Membership pays... When you qualify with RICS, you boost your Surveyor career credentials. A higher profile and 38% higher salary for Qualified Surveyors are just the start. All you need to know is right here.
How Can We Protect Our Industry’s Future? Ask anyone in our industry and they will tell you that there is an acute skills shortage in the sector. Is this the reality, though? Are fewer building surveyors coming through the university system? If so, what might the impact be on the future for the construction industry? What could the industry do to tackle the issue?
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Gender pay gap. The disparity between the earnings of men and women in the UK has been largest in the construction industry in recent years. However, our survey found improvements are being made and at graduate and graduate/assistant levels, the pay gap has been completely closed.