Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $13.41 per hour. The largest slice of the Re/Max Real Estate workforce (48 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $12.77 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.46 per hour) can be spotted in Hutchinson, Minn.; Estes Park, Colo. (around $13.00), Denver, Colo. ($12.48), and Dana Point, Calif. ($10.00) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Georgia, where the average Re/Max Real Estate employee makes about $16.00 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Real Estate Assistants, Marketing Directors, Office Administrators, and Office Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $14.74 per hour, the other salaries come in at $14.48, $14.45, and approximately $14.00, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Re/Max Real Estate are Office Coordinators — the median salary for this role approaches around $11.75.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Real Estate Salespersons receive bigger paychecks (about $16.00 per hour) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Re/Max Real Estate awards $16.00 to these degree-holders.
In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Word in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $14.00 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Re/Max Real Estate is Customer Service; close to two-fifths of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Office Administration, Microsoft Office, and Office Management.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, 19 percent report receiving the former, whereas a majority of survey participants report receiving the latter. Just under a fifth of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. At Re/Max Real Estate, slightly less than one-fifth of workers have health insurance, and just under one-fifth of workers have dental coverage. Re/Max Real Estate employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, free drinks, and 401(a).