When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.00 per hour) can be spotted in East Lyme, Conn.; Estes Park, Colo. ($13.00), Lawrence, Kan. ($11.48), and Mandeville, La. (around $10.00) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Dana Point, Calif. — at about $10.00, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Re/Max Real Estate pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $15.26 per hour.
Real Estate Transaction Managers earn the highest median pay at $15.26 per hour, followed by Real Estate Assistants ($14.64), Office Managers (around $14.00), and Office Administrators ($13.23). Earning only approximately $12.00 on average, Front Desk Receptionists make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $12.67 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Re/Max Real Estate folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $13.15 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Real Estate Salespersons receive bigger paychecks ($15.53 per hour) than those without credentials. Employees who have a Master of Arts (MA) make the most here, hauling in approximately $16.75 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Bookkeeping among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $15.43 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Re/Max Real Estate is Customer Service; over a third of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Office Administration, Microsoft Office, and Customer Relations.
Re/Max Real Estate'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
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Re/Max Real Estate provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly one in five workers participate. Just over a fifth of workers receive health insurance, and approximately one-eighth of workers get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, free drinks, and 401(a).