When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $17.50 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Augusta, Ga. ($16.48), Rochester, N.Y. ($15.48), and Sacramento, Calif. (around $15.00) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Mandeville, La. — at $10.00, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Re/Max Real Estate employees make the most in Pennsylvania, earning about $15.00 per hour on average.
The highest average salaries go to Office Managers, who bring in close to $15.43 per hour, though Real Estate Transaction Managers are not far behind at $15.17 along with Real Estate Assistants ($13.88) and Administrative Assistants (approximately $12.48). Re/Max Real Estate hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Receptionists (around $10.48 on average).
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $13.25 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Re/Max Real Estate folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $13.15 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Real Estate Salespersons earn $14.74 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Re/Max Real Estate workers who hold a Master of Arts (MA) are also well compensated, earning $16.75 on average.
When it comes to skills, Microsoft Office seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $14.58 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Re/Max Real Estate workers, with around two in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Office Administration, Microsoft Excel, and Data Entry.
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
To plan for old age, close to a fourth of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. At Re/Max Real Estate, nearly one-sixth of workers have health insurance, and about one in six workers have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment and free drinks.