A Leasing Agent earns an average wage of $12.58 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Negotiation, Social Media Marketing, Leasing, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
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$24,072 - $59,675
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$60K
MEDIAN: $36,448
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90%

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$9.86 - $15.49
(Median)
$9
$13
$15
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,072 - $59,675  
   
Bonus
$75.00 - $7,500  
Profit Sharing
$750  
Commission
$503 - $12,270  
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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$21,162 - $44,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $15.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.56  
Overtime
$14.25 - $23.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$75.00 - $7,500  
   
Commission
$503 - $12,270  
Profit Sharing
$750  
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).
)
$21,162 - $44,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 505
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Leasing Agent

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,894

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Experience Affects Leasing Agent Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Leasing Agent Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 125%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 19%

Leasing
up arrow 16%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 13%

Property Management
up arrow 7%

Sales
up arrow 2%

Leasing Software
up arrow 2%

Real Estate
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
0%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$29,000

Account Management
up arrow 3%

Bilingual
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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