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Project Management, Engineering and Technical Roles Pay Survey

The insight and support about compensation and benefits that QCG have provided us has allowed us to make strategic decisions and continue to be a key partner for us.

Siemens RA

Key information:

What is it?

  • The QCG Project Management, Engineering and Technical Roles Pay Survey is a specialist pay and benefits survey for construction, infrastructure and rail organisations.
  • The survey covers a total of 45 roles across differing levels of seniority.
  • The survey provides data for specialist functions not covered by general industry surveys.

When is the survey?

  • The survey submission window is open until the end of August, with results published by the end of September.
  • We will hold an annual post-survey networking event shortly after the results have been published.
  • We will begin having pre-survey calls with participants in the early Spring.

What do I get if I sign up?

  • A comprehensive report covering the reward elements detailed below.
  • Regular sharing of market intelligence on reward and related topics in the sector.
  • An annual post-survey event with additional data and year-on-year trending analysis. This provides participants with an opportunity to add more context to the results, share information, and discuss ‘hot skills’ areas and key reward trends.
  • An ongoing network of support, information sharing and referral for reward professionals connected with the industry.

If you want to take part in the 2024 survey or have any specialist data requirements for roles in the sector, get in touch.

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Which roles and areas of reward are covered?

  • The survey results include a breakdown by discipline (e.g. civil engineering, signalling, sector (e.g. highways, rail), location, and length of service.
  • We conduct additional analyses for the post-survey event which include salary and bonus movements, regional premiums, gender, allowances and other benefits.

Job Families

Project Management

Quantity Surveyor

Commercial Management


Consultant Engineering



Health & Safety


Reward Elements

Base Salary Management

Short and Long Term Incentives

Employee Recognition


Life Insurance

Private Medical Insurance

Sick Pay

Annual Leave

Company Cars / Car Allowances

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