Apartment Manager Salary (United States)

Apartment Managers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $33,081 per year across the county. The pay spectrum stretches from $18,122 to $54,219 per year. Residency and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While 44 percent report receiving no health benefits, 55 percent do receive medical coverage, and about a third have dental, as well. Men are in the minority in the field, with female Apartment Managers making up 78 percent of workers. The majority of Apartment Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Apartment Manager Salary (?
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$16,627 - $54,115
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MEDIAN: $34,861
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Apartment Manager Salary (?
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$9.70 - $18.89
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$16,627 - $54,115  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,086  
Commission
$0.00 - $6,500  
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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$18,122 - $54,219  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 854
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$9.70 - $18.89  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,086  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $6,500  
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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$18,122 - $54,219  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 352
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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

Apartment Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Operations Management, Sales Management, and Property Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 19 percent, 11 percent, 6 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Facility Maintenance & Coordination and Maintenance. Most people who know Customer Relationship Management (CRM) also know Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Apartment Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Apartment Managers, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Starting out, salaries fall in the $30K range but grow to $35K after five to 10 years. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $39K. As Apartment Managers reach 20 years on the job, salary increases slow down a bit, averaging $40K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 27 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 11 percent. More than half of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$33,000
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Denver offers some of the highest pay in the country for Apartment Managers, 77 percent above the national average. Those in search of high salaries should also consider checking out cities like Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston, top-paying markets where Apartment Managers rake in more than the national norm (+54 percent, +42 percent, +24 percent, and +23 percent). Apartment Managers in Los Angeles take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 23 percent less than the national average. Employers in Knoxville and Portland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (-14 percent and -2 percent, respectively).

Apartment Manager Reviews

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

Bookkeeping
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Customer Service
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National Average
$33,000
Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 208 votes.

Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 44%
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