When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($63K per year) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Los Angeles, Calif. (approximately $42K), San Marino, Calif. ($41K), and Steamboat Springs, Colo. ($40K) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. is near the bottom for pay at around $35K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to about $47K annually.
Marketing Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $57K per year — though Graphic Designers, Marketing Coordinators, and Receptionists also do fairly well at about $43K, $42K, and around $40K, respectively. Executive Assistants at Coldwell Banker do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($30K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $43K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $37K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Coldwell Banker employees (36 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $44K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Real Estate Brokers earn $80K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson is rewarded with median pay of approximately $35K annually. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $50K per year.
When it comes to skills, Marketing Communications seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $48K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Coldwell Banker is Microsoft Office; just over a fifth of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
38 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in four employees can take paid time off for illness. A majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Coldwell Banker provides health insurance to the larger part of workers, and approximately half of workers do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.