Apartment Manager Salary

Apartment Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $35K per year on average. Cash earnings for Apartment Managers — including $6K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds and $7K in commissions at the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $18K to approximately $55K depending on individual performance. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Apartment Managers making up 77 percent. Work is enjoyable for Apartment Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — more than two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, a little more than half do receive medical benefits and more than a third have dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$16,976 - $54,613
(Median)
$17K
$35K
$55K
MEDIAN: $35,219
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$9.78 - $19.24
(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
$16,976 - $54,613  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,207  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,082  
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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$18,339 - $54,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 832
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $19.24  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.73  
National Annualized 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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,207  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,082  
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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$18,339 - $54,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 341
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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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Maintenance, and Customer Service. The majority of those who know Customer Relationship Management also know Budget Management.

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. 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 82 percent greater than the national average. Apartment Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+55 percent), Austin (+54 percent), Fort Worth (+45 percent), and Tampa (+34 percent). Compared to the national average, Los Angeles Apartment Managers have considerably lower salaries, 21 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Tulsa and Knoxville (15 percent lower and 14 percent lower, 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




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 196 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 44%
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