Apartment Manager Salary

Apartment Managers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $35K annually. Overall cash earnings of Apartment Managers stretch from $18K near the bottom to $55K on the more lucrative end; these packages can sometimes encompass potential bonuses and profit sharing of almost $6K each, along with commissions approaching $7K in rare cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Female Apartment Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Just over two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, over one-half report medical coverage and over a third claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$17,023 - $54,692
(Median)
$17K
$35K
$55K
MEDIAN: $35,235
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$9.75 - $19.23
(Median)
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$17,023 - $54,692  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,145  
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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$18,280 - $54,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 825
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.75 - $19.23  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,145  
   
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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$18,280 - $54,823  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 342
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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 report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Operations Management, Sales Management, and Property Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 19 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Maintenance, and Customer Service. Skill sets containing Property Management also tend to include Budget Management, Customer Service, and Bookkeeping. The majority of those who know 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.


Apartment Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $30K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $34K. Apartment Managers see a median salary of $40K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $41K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Apartment Managers, Denver offers exceptional salaries, 82 percent above the national average. Apartment Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+56 percent), Austin (+54 percent), Fort Worth (+45 percent), and Tampa (+34 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Apartment Managers in Los Angeles earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Tulsa (15 percent lower) and Knoxville (14 percent lower).

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




Property Management
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National Average
$33,000

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 44%
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