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Leasing Agent Salary

Pay for Leasing Agents in the United States sits in the ballpark of $12.16 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While some workers in this profession — roughly two in five — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and just over two-fifths have dental insurance. The vast majority of Leasing Agents (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$21,840 - $48,386
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$48K
MEDIAN: $31,008
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$9.71 - $15.61
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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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$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,840 - $48,386  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,098  
Commission
$140.00 - $11,000  
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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$20,778 - $39,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate 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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $15.61  
   
Overtime
$12.19 - $25.95  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,098  
   
Commission
$140.00 - $11,000  
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).
)
$20,778 - $39,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 549

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Job Description for Leasing Agent

Leasing agents are responsible for assisting property managers in the leasing of apartments and other rental properties. They are in charge of marketing openings to potential clients on behalf of the property management, serving as the point of contact for clients searching for rentals, meeting with clients face to face, and providing site tours as requested. They also work with various marketing outlets such as newspapers and television stations to get advertisements out in a timely manner. Leasing agents also assist with rental paperwork and background checks. Additionally, they provide assistance to property managers related to rented properties, performing tasks such as collecting rent, organizing repairs, and handling renters' issues.

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Leasing Agent Tasks

  • Screen applicants, collect deposits, and handle leasing applications, contracts, and renewals.
  • Assist with advertising available units, update listings, design ads, and conduct tours.
  • Provide information about units to potential renters.
  • Help customers understand leasing contracts and fill out paperwork correctly.

Common Career Paths for Leasing Agent


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For Leasing Agents, progressing to a Community Association Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Community Association Manager can earn $44K annually. Career advancement for the typical Leasing Agent often leads to becoming a Property Manager or an Assistant Property Manager; median salaries in these positions are $14K higher and $8K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Leasing Agent


Leasing Agents report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Real Estate, Customer Relationship Management, Leasing Software, and Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 19 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Property Management. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Leasing Agent

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $27K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $30K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $32K in this role. Leasing Agents who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $31K.

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Experience Affects Leasing Agent Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 12%


National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Leasing Agent Salaries

Real Estate
up arrow 19%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 19%

Leasing Software
up arrow 4%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Sales
up arrow 2%

Account Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$27,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Property Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 40%
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