Community Association Manager Salary (United States)

The average Community Association Manager in the United States earns approximately $45,122 annually. The range in pay spans from $30,504 to $67,207 per year. Residency is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Although a majority have medical coverage and about half have dental coverage, around one third claim no health benefits at all. Most Community Association Managers (68 percent) are women. Most Community Association Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by individuals who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Community Association Manager Salary (?
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$31,749 - $66,586
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MEDIAN: $45,762
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Community Association Manager Salary (?
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$12.15 - $24.38
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,749 - $66,586  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,992  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$30,504 - $67,207  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 557
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $24.38  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $33.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,992  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$30,504 - $67,207  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Job Description for Community Association Manager

Community association managers are responsible for ensuring that their clients are happy and that home values remain high. Their duties include overseeing properties, attending board meetings, communicating with the board and homeowners, and ensuring homeowners follow all community procedures. They also review vendor contracts and service bids, analyze and provide monthly financial reports to the board, oversee the property budget, and monitor and enforce the terms of contracts, billings, and collections. Other tasks performed by the community association manager include analyzing and approving invoices, as well as ensuring high standards of property maintenance. Community association managers are generally employed by homeowners and community associations.
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Popular Skills for Community Association Manager

Community Association Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with People Management, Project Management, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 26 percent, 4 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Most people skilled in Budget Management are similarly competent in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Community Association Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Community Association Managers, level of experience is overall a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation—more experience does not yield dramatically higher pay—and pay raises are largely incremental. After five to 10 years, starting salaries jump from $42K to $47K. Earnings total $53K after one to two decades. Community Association Managers who stay in the field for several decades see their salaries grow less quickly after 20 years, with incomes eventually hovering around $55K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; more than half of respondents fall in this range.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$45,000
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Home to some of the best pay for Community Association Managers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 44 percent above the national average. Also paying near the top of the field are Dallas, West Palm Beach, San Diego, and Miami, where Community Association Managers annually earn 33 percent, 21 percent, 19 percent, and 16 percent more than the national average. Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Albuquerque is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Houston and Las Vegas (-9 percent and -8 percent, respectively).

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Experience Affects Community Association Manager Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Community Association Manager Salaries

People Management
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Project Management
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Operations Management
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National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 31%
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