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Estate Manager Salary

Estate Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent over one-half of Estate Managers. Salaries average out to around $69K per year and spread from $37K to $128K per year. Women make up a slight majority of Estate Managers (54 percent) survey respondents. Most Estate Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Just under one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and a little less than half claim dental coverage as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$40,019 - $123,942
(Median)
$40K
$69K
$120K
MEDIAN: $69,149
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90%

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$10.14 - $95.67
(Median)
$10
$18
$96
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,019 - $123,942  
   
Bonus
$1,005 - $19,392  
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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$36,962 - $127,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $95.67  
   
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$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,005 - $19,392  
   
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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$36,962 - $127,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Estate Manager

Estate managers are top-level executives who manage households and work with property owners to plan, manage, and oversee the service and estate. When an owner has multiple properties for an estate manager to oversee, the estate manager serves as the CEO of organization and helps execute the wishes and demands of each location. Estate managers strive to protect and secure their estate owners' private properties in the most financially responsible manner.

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Estate Managers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, facility with People Management and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 36 percent and 19 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Estate Manager

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


For Estate Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $56K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $72K. Estate Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $73K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $80K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Estate Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Estate Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 36%

Operations Management
up arrow 19%

National Average
$68,000

Project Management
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 30%
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