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Valuation Surveyors

Descriptions & Duties

  • Valuation Surveyors prepare valuations of different types of properties for various purposes, such as sale, purchase, letting, financing, disposal, acquisition and public listing. Valuation Surveyors conduct feasibility studies on all types of properties. They also act as expert witness, independent valuer or arbitrator in valuation disputes.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time


Trade Specific Competencies

Professional knowledge and skills in valuation

Valuation Surveyors must be able to conduct feasibility studies, valuation works, market researches and studies on different aspects of the property market. They monitor financial performance by conducting profit and loss analysis for development projects, and review valuation and financial analysis.

Maths Skills

Valuation Surveyors must possess good mathematics skills, including knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. They have the ability to verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • A recognised bachelor's degree in surveying or equivalent qualifications

Professional qualification

  • Corporate Membership of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors in the General Practice Division, or equivalent


  • 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $15,000-$30,000

Monthly Salary $20,000-$50,000

Monthly Salary $40,000-$80,000

Monthly Salary $50,000-$90,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Valuation Surveyors typically work in offices and they work regular office hours.


  • Computers with project management software

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