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
The first step to landing your perfect building surveyor job is to compose the perfect CV. These CV writing tips help building surveyors craft a CV that will help prospective employers decide that you are the one they've been searching for and want to hire.
In the real estate and built environment labour market, indeed, across all industries in the UK, one high profile topic is the gender pay gap. This year’s RICS and Macdonald & Company Rewards and Attitudes Survey found the gender pay gap in the industry is closing.
Career Planning for surveyors can be daunting, especially as there are so many moving parts, sectors, specialisms and players. Here we break down all you need to know to build and manage your career in surveying effectively.
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.