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UK Rewards & Attitudes Survey 2019

Now in its 20th year, having your input into this survey is important - now more than ever. What with a changing political climate, reviews of bonuses and new ways of working such as open work spaces and flexi time - we need your opinion on how you think work has changed for you and what you think the profession will look like in the future. The Salary Survey determines a range of important topical issues such as the gender pay gap and age-related pay. This is why its important we get your feedback on the industry. One lucky participant who completes the survey will receive £500 (GBP) and 3 others will receive £150 to help celebrate the 150th year of RICS.

What’s in it for you?

Benchmark, benchmark, benchmark. Compare your salary to the average and see if you're getting the benefits you should be compared to the industry standard. Let us know your experience in terms of pay, rewards and benefits so you know where you stand in the profession. Your journey matters.

What do I need to do?

Take a break, sit down and answer it – simple. It should take you no longer than five minutes to complete. Results will remain anonymous so please be as honest as possible, it’s in your interest to be transparent.

Plus, when you take part in this year's survey you'll be in with a chance to win a £250 voucher courtesy of Macdonald and Company, and get free acess to results upon release.

Take part in the survey

What happened last year?

In the 2018 Salary Survey, professionals’ – covering 42 professional strands of property – base salaries grew on average by 12% to £58,633; levels not seen since the 2009 report, post financial crash.

Survey in brief

  • Salaries increased for professionals across all sectors to a 10-year high.
  • Working as an RICS-qualified professional led to a 21% higher base salary.
  • Gender pay gap still large among senior posts but gap continues to close in younger professionals. 

Read now: RICS and Macdonald & Company UK Rewards & Attitudes Survey 2018

About Macdonald & Company

Established in 1994 and headquartered in the UK, Macdonald & Company apply local knowledge with true global connection through their offices in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Macdonald & Company is a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange, quoted Prime People PLC.

Their specialist teams act for every class of organisation owning, occupying, financing or advising on: property, construction, engineering, developers, investors, institutions, funds, banks, consultancies and contractors.

The company's energy and environmental division acts for clients across oil and gas, maritime, utilities, natural resources, power generation, renewable energy and sustainability sectors.

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