Companies in the real estate and rental services industry are involved in both real estate management (e.g. apartment management) and housing and commercial real estate sales. Typical employers in this industry include property management companies, real estate brokerages and car rental agencies.
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.