When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $75K per year) can be spotted in Washington, DC; San Francisco, Calif. (around $63K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($42K), and San Marino, Calif. ($41K) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $35K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of District of Columbia; salaries there average to $75K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Marketing Managers, who earn an average $57K per year, closely trailed by Real Estate Brokers (around $56K), Graphic Designers (approximately $45K), and Receptionists ($40K). With salaries averaging $33K, Office Administrators are among the lowest paid at Coldwell Banker.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $45K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $35K per year. The largest fraction of Coldwell Banker people (40 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $41K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $80K per year for Licensed Real Estate Brokers; non-accredited workers make much less. Licensed Real Estate Salespersons also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $35K annually. Coldwell Banker provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in around $50K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $60K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, roughly one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Office Administration, Microsoft Excel, and Graphic Design.
Coldwell Banker's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only a third of workers at Coldwell Banker enjoy paid vacation time, and just 19 percent can take sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a fair number of survey participants use it to save for retirement. Coldwell Banker provides health insurance to just over a half of workers, and around half of workers do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.