Leasing Agent Salary

Leasing Agents in the United States pull down an average of $12.17 per hour. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — two in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by more than two-fifths. The vast majority of Leasing Agents (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. For the most part, Leasing Agents enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$22,330 - $48,759
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $31,307
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$9.72 - $15.59
(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
$22,330 - $48,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,108  
Commission
$144.26 - $10,347  
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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$20,818 - $39,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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
$9.72 - $15.59  
   
Overtime
$12.27 - $25.50  
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.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,108  
   
Commission
$144.26 - $10,347  
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).
)
$20,818 - $39,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 582
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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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As Leasing Agents transition into upper-level roles such as Community Association Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers earn $44K on average per year. Property Managers or Assistant Property Managers are common next-step roles for Leasing Agents moving up in their careers; annual pay for Property Managers is $14K higher on average, and it's $8K higher for Assistant Property Managers.

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Popular Skills for Leasing Agent


Survey results suggest that Leasing Agents use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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 20 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Property Management. Most people who know Customer Service also know Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Leasing Agent

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $27K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $30K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Leasing Agents make $31K following one to two decades on the job. Leasing Agents who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Leasing Agent Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 13%


National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Leasing Agent Salaries

Real Estate
up arrow 20%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 19%

Leasing Software
up arrow 4%

Sales
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Account Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$28,000

Property Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 40%
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