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Surveyors will provide professional advice on construction projects and generally will have responsibility for leading a team to follow their recommendations.
Salaries typically range depending on location and level of responsibility. Salaries and career options improve with chartered status.
There are no formal qualifications required for becoming a surveyor; however, you may want to complete GCSEs in Maths and English or their equivalents, such as the Welsh Baccalaureate or Scottish Nationals.
To pursue a senior position a BSc Honours Degree in surveying, engineering or construction in England; the equivalent L6 NVQ / HNC in Wales, or the Scottish equivalent, will most likely be required. Some positions will require a Masters Degree as well, or chartered status with a relevant body.
However, experience is often very important too, so entrants with other qualifications might be considered.
Explore the progression opportunities below