Assistant Property Managers in the United States pull down an average of $15.53 per hour. In the world of Assistant Property Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $5K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $27K and $56K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geographic location, though the specific employer and experience level have a (lesser) impact as well. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Work is enjoyable for Assistant Property Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Assistant Property Managers who took the survey — 83 percent to be exact. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,013 - $58,962
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$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,100
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$11.92 - $20.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,013 - $58,962  
   
Bonus
$196.01 - $6,225  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,932  
Commission
$811 - $8,319  
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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$26,983 - $55,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $20.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.88  
Overtime
$18.00 - $33.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$196.01 - $6,225  
   
Commission
$811 - $8,319  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$26,983 - $55,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,202
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Job Description for Assistant Property Manager

Assistant property managers oversee the daily activities of one or more rental properties; these are typically residential properties, such as large apartment buildings or condominiums.

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Assistant Property Manager Tasks

  • Manage tenant move-in and move-out processes, handing paperwork, evaluating applicants, and explaining policies.
  • Schedule showings of vacant units, advertise vacancies, and conduct tours.
  • Assist the manager with administrative tasks such as preparing the budget, collecting rent, and sending tenant notices.
  • Oversee facility upkeep, inspecting and maintaining units, public areas, and grounds.

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Assistant Property Managers do not often transition into Senior Property Manager roles. The role averages $75K per year. Property Managers or Commercial Property Managers are common next-step roles for Assistant Property Managers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Property Managers is $5K higher on average, and it's $19K higher for Commercial Property Managers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Property Manager


Lincoln Property Company, Property Management Company, Riverstone Residential Group, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., and Jones Lang LaSalle are all popular places to work. Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town ($55K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $45K to $80K. Also paying near the top of the field are Lincoln Property Company at $51K, Colliers International at $49K, and Jones Lang LaSalle, where Assistant Property Managers annually earn $48K.

Property Management Company reports the lowest median salary in the area by far — it's only $32K, 71 percent less than the top paying company. Also approaching the lower end are Pinnacle Management at $36K, Fairfield Residential, LLC at $38K, and Greystar Management at $39K.

Popular Skills for Assistant Property Manager


Assistant Property Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Accounts Payable, Customer Relationship Management, and Property Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leasing Software, Sales, and Microsoft Office. Most people who know Customer Service also know Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Property Manager

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $36K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $41K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Assistant Property Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $40K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $43K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,302

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Assistant Property Managers that is 62 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Assistant Property Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+40 percent), New York (+38 percent), Boston (+20 percent), and Los Angeles (+19 percent). Austin is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 1 percent.

Assistant Property Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Assistant Property Manager?

Assistant Property Manager in San Jose:
Pros: I enjoy a flexible schedule and casual work environment. I get along well with my direct co-workers and my boss.

Assistant Property Manager in Dallas:
"Very confident and passionate."
Pros: Marketing, benefits, and ability to put smiles on faces with the simplest task.
Cons: Inability to not meet the residents needs and complete all day to day scheduled task.

Assistant Property Manager in Birmingham:
"Meeting people and taking care of their homes."
Pros: Helping people find and maintain a place to call home.
Cons: Stress, micromanagement, culture, expectations.

Assistant Property Manager in Elk Grove:
"Interesting to say the least."
Pros: How different things are on a daily. Helping people find the perfect home. The people I work with. I have great property managers.
Cons: Declining applications, evictions, management, lots & lots of work. Stress.

Assistant Property Manager in Houston:
"Annual Review."
Pros: The environment is small. And family oriented. We all work as a team when deadlines are to be kept.
Cons: Gossiping and personal information is leaked out.

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Experience Affects Assistant Property Manager Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Property Manager Salaries


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 364 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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