Apartment Manager Salary

Those pursuing careers as Apartment Managers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $35K per year. Total cash earnings of Apartment Managers range from $18K near the bottom to $55K near the top, where some exceptional performers can get $6K each from bonuses and profit sharing, plus, in very few cases, commissions exceeding $7K. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Apartment Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but just over a half have medical insurance, and roughly two-fifths have dental, too. Female Apartment Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$17,129 - $54,968

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$9.75 - $19.25

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$17,129 - $54,968  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,163  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,061  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,322 - $55,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 821
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.75 - $19.25  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,163  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,061  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,322 - $55,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 340
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Job Description for Apartment Manager

Apartment managers are responsible for keeping their apartment complex or complexes running efficiently. Duties may vary somewhat depending on the size of the apartment complex, but, in general, apartment managers are required to oversee both day-to-day and longer-term duties.

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Apartment Manager Tasks

  • Explain and enforce lease and legal requirements and make payment collections.
  • Maintain property, including scheduling repairs and overseeing maintenance.
  • Document and update tenant and property information, including processing applications.
  • Promote the property to prospective tenants, including conducting tours.
  • Respond to emergency and litigation situations.

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Popular Skills for Apartment Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Operations Management, Sales Management, and Property Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 19 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Maintenance, and Customer Service. Those familiar with Property Management tend to be well versed in Budget Management, Customer Service, and Bookkeeping. Most people experienced in Customer Relationship Management also know Bookkeeping.

Pay by Experience Level for Apartment Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Apartment Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $30K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $34K. Apartment Managers see a median salary of $40K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $41K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Apartment Managers, Denver provides a pay rate that is 78 percent greater than the national average. Apartment Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+60 percent), Austin (+55 percent), Tampa (+34 percent), and Houston (+25 percent). Falling short of the national average by 15 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Tulsa. Below-median salaries also turn up in Knoxville and Los Angeles (14 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

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What is it like working as an Apartment Manager?

Apartment Manager in Rock Springs:
"Stressful."
Pros: Helping people making their renting experience a stress free enviornment.
Cons: Having to evict a tenant for nonpayment.

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Experience Affects Apartment Manager Salaries




National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Apartment Manager Salaries




Property Management
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National Average
$33,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Customer Service
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Bookkeeping
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Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 43%
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