Housing Manager Salary

Housing Managers in the United States pull down an average of $43K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Most Housing Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Housing Managers far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$29,796 - $70,930
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$71K
MEDIAN: $43,423
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$10.27 - $25.17
(Median)
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$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,796 - $70,930  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,300  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$27,320 - $67,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$23.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,300  
   
Profit Sharing
$500  
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).
)
$27,320 - $67,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Job Description for Housing Manager

  • Process applications for housing improvements and repairs and communicate outcomes to tenants.
  • Interview tenants, measure eligibility and give advice on tenant-landlord relationships, house purchasing and benefits.
  • Set, administer, collect rents in accordance with industry rules and regulations and develop policies to deal with and minimize arrears.
  • Manage improvement loans and grants and administer repair and maintenance programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Housing Manager

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Housing Managers. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $36K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $43K on average. Housing Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. Housing Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $59K on average.

Housing Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Housing Manager in Bloomington:
"Resident complaints."
Remain calm when dealing with difficult residents and or family members. Investigate complaints thoroughly and follow through with all involved.

What is it like working as a Housing Manager?

Housing Manager in Beaver Dam:
"Work Flexibility, Stress Level Can Be High Most Days"
Pros: Typically work on my own, flexibility of hours, enjoy working with the tenants on a daily basis, enjoy co-workers, like being challenged daily.
Cons: Pay is low, no benefits.

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Experience Affects Housing Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Housing Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 32%

National Average
$41,000

Property Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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