Leasing Agent Salary (United States)

A Leasing Agent earns an average wage of $12.04 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Real Estate and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
Leasing Agent Salary (?
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$21,808 - $48,164
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $31,181
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Leasing Agent Salary (?
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$9.64 - $15.50
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,808 - $48,164  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,888  
Commission
$98.63 - $9,978  
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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$20,681 - $38,848  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $15.50  
   
Overtime
$12.91 - $27.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,888  
   
Commission
$98.63 - $9,978  
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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$20,681 - $38,848  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 397
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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

Atlanta
up arrow 25%
Chicago
up arrow 18%
Indianapolis
up arrow 13%
Los Angeles
up arrow 13%
Dallas
up arrow 10%
Charlotte
up arrow 7%
Tampa
up arrow 5%
Phoenix
0%
Austin
0%
National Average
$27,000
Fresno
up arrow 1%
Tucson
up arrow 2%
Houston
up arrow 5%
St. Louis
up arrow 11%
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Experience Affects Leasing Agent Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Late-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$27,000

Skills That Affect Leasing Agent Salaries

Real Estate
up arrow 21%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 20%
Sales
up arrow 4%
Customer Relations
up arrow 3%
Customer Service
0%
National Average
$27,000
Property Management
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 39%
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