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Technical Surveyor

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A technical surveyor provides support to chartered surveyors and other professionals. They work in a range of branches of surveying including building, general practice, land, minerals, offshore, planning, quantity and rural.

They are also called surveying technicians.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries are likely to be from around £18,000, rising to around £25,000 with experience. High earning senior technical surveyors can earn over £30,000 a year.

Conditions

Depending on your branch of surveying you may:

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Look for jobs with surveying firms, building contractors, civil engineering companies and property developers, as well as in the public sector with local authorities and the Civil Service.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
1680
1 %
RISE
2023
1697
  United Kingdom
2018
16522
2.6 %
RISE
2023
16946

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Scotland
Tel: 024 7686 8555
E-mail: scotland@rics.org
Website: http://www.rics.org/uk
Twitter: @RICSnews
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ricssurveyors

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