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Construction and the Built Environment

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Architecture, Surveying and Planning

  • Architects may earn from around £20,000 to £45,000 a year and up to £65,000 or more for partners and directors.
  • Architectural technicians/technologists may earn from around £20,000 to £40,000 or more.
  • Chartered surveyors may earn from around £24,000 for a graduate entrant to over £70,000 a year for a qualified and experience surveyor.
  • Surveying technicians may earn from around £16,000 to £30,000 or more.
  • Home Inspectors may earn from around £20,000 to over £35,000.
  • Planners may earn from around £20,000 to £80,000 a year.

Building Services

  • Building services engineers may earn from around £25,000 to over £70,000 a year.
  • Cavity wall insulation technicians may earn from around £12,000 to £35,000 a year.
  • Heating and ventilating engineers may earn from £9,000 for a first year apprentice to £35,000 a year or over for a senior engineer.
  • Refrigeration engineers may earn from around £12,000 to £35,000 a year.
  • Thermal insulation engineers may earn from £9,000 for a first year apprentice to £35,000 a year or over for a qualified engineer.

 Civil and Structural Engineering 

  • Civil engineers may earn from around £24,000 to over £70,000 a year.
  • Civil engineering technicians may earn from between £12,000 and £19,000 a year for newly qualified technicians, to £37,000 a year or more for senior technicians.
  • Structural engineers may earn from around £22,000 to £55,000 a year.

 General Construction

  • Construction managers/ supervisors may earn from around £20,000 to over £42,000 a year, with the potential for a senior manager to earn £70,000.
  • Skilled craft and technician level employees may earn from around £15,000 to over £25,000 a year for experienced technicians.
  • Multi-skilled general construction workers may earn from around £12,000 to £22,000 a year.
  • Construction operatives may earn between £10,000 and £24,000 a year.