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Engineering Surveyor Courses

An Engineering Surveyor undertakes surveying work for civil engineering or large construction projects. You might look at engineering plans and determine any potential issues. Engineering Surveyors may work on projects such as new roads, large earthworks or building construction. You might liaise with other building professionals and prepare engineering survey reports.

Engineering Surveyors should have excellent attention to detail and be able to perform accurate measurements and calculations. It’s important that you can understand client needs and communicate well with a range of stakeholders. Engineering Surveyors must be able to manage their time well and work on several projects at one time.

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Popular Engineering Surveyor Courses

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does an Engineering Surveyor earn?

In Australia, a full time Engineering Surveyor generally earns $1,730 per week ($89,960 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for an Engineering Surveyor?

The number of people working in this industry is expected to grow strongly in coming years. There are currently 21,300 people working in this field and many of them specialise as an Engineering Surveyor. Engineering Surveyors may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly larger towns and cities.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become an Engineering Surveyor?

A Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology is an ideal qualification if you’re planning a career as an Engineering Surveyor. This course will develop your skills with modern engineering practices, outdoor fieldwork and geographic information systems. You’ll also cover engineering mathematics, GIS fundamentals, land studies, photogrammetry and remote sensing, spatial analysis and modelling and urban and regional planning.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within surveying. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.

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