Housing Manager Salary

Median pay for Housing Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $43K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Housing Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. Women account for the majority of Housing Managers who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,796 - $70,930
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$43K
$71K
MEDIAN: $43,423
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$10.27 - $25.17
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National Salary Data (?
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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).
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$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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Survey takers who work as Housing Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Project Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 32 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Property Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Housing Manager

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


For many Housing Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $36K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $43K. Housing Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $51K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $59K.

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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