Bringing in the most money are Real Estate Agents — their earnings average about $87K per year. Graphic Designers are a close second at $46K along with Real Estate Assistants ($41K) and Office Managers (around $39K). Earning only $29K on average, Property Managers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $78K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; San Francisco, Calif. (around $60K), Concord, Calif. (about $58K), and Boston, Mass. (approximately $49K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Chicago, Ill. at $30K. Coldwell Banker workers in Massachusetts earn the most — $50K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $44K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Coldwell Banker workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $39K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $59K annually for Licensed Real Estate Brokers; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Licensed Real Estate Salespersons with credentials; these people earn $41K per year on average. Coldwell Banker provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), International Business — these employees rake in $78K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Marketing Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $51K per year. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Coldwell Banker workers, with slightly more than a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Customer Service, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Excel are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
One in three survey participants receive paid vacation, and only one in four workers get sick leave. To plan for old age, over one-half of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A majority of employees have health insurance, and benefits for half of workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include a casual working environment, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).