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Surveyor - Valuation

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A valuation surveyor carries out valuations on residential, commercial or industrial property, and organises its sale or rent and advises on investment, development and management of properties. They may be called commercial or residential surveyors.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

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

The average starting salary for valuation surveyors is around £18,000 to £25,000 a year. With experience this can rise to between £30,000 and £40,000 a year. High earners can earn up to £65,000 a year, sometimes more. You can make extra on commission in some jobs.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You gain chartered or associate status by following one of the routes approved by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

There are other factors to consider.

There are job opportunities with estate agencies, property developers, housing associations, local authorities and industrial companies.

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
4777
1.3 %
RISE
2023
4838
  United Kingdom
2018
60784
3.3 %
RISE
2023
62787

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What Does it Take?

You need:

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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