Salary Surveys

Building salary surveys reveal the average salaries in the construction industry in the UK and overseas. Compiled by Hays Construction the guides show average pay for professionals working at contractors and consultants.

There are three annual surveys. Here are the latest surveys:

Read our analysis and browse our tables to see the difference in earnings between professionals at contractors and consultants. Our salary surveys are searchable so you can quickly pinpoint which jobs and regions are paying the highest wages.

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Contractors' Salary Survey 2013

18 Sep 13

Something must be up, wages are on the increase once again

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Housebuilders' salary survey

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Housebuilders' salary survey 2013

12 Dec 13

Over a few short months, the housebuilding industry has moved from stagnation to skills crisis, with firms paying staggering bonuses to hang on to staff. Here are the findings of the Building/PSD Group 2013 housebuilders’ salary survey

Global surveys

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International Salary Survey 2013

6 Jun 13

Many UK professionals are looking abroad to sell their skills. Building consults Hays’ International Salary Survey 2013 to pick out promising destinations

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Hays International Salary Survey 2012: Rich in oil

27 April 2012

Engineers, QSs and contractors can expect huge pay rises of up to £100k in the gas, oil and mineral mining sectors of the southern hemisphere and Canada. Emily Wright reports on the the multibillion-pound sectors fuelling construction as Hays International Salary Survey drills down into the data.