Leasing Agent Salary

Leasing Agents in the United States can expect wages of $12.20 per hour on average. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by career duration and the particular employer. Women make up the vast majority of Leasing Agents (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly two in five lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and just over two-fifths receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$22,297 - $49,123

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$9.74 - $15.57

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,297 - $49,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,950  
Commission
$137.02 - $10,272  
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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$20,888 - $39,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $15.57  
   
Overtime
$12.66 - $25.67  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,950  
   
Commission
$137.02 - $10,272  
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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$20,888 - $39,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 598
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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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At the upper end, Leasing Agents who move into a Community Association Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers is a much higher $44K per year. Leasing Agents most often move into positions as Property Managers or Assistant Property Managers; those groups report median salaries that 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, Customer Relations, and Leasing Software are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 19 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $27K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $30K. For Leasing Agents, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $32K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Leasing Agent Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 14%


National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Leasing Agent Salaries

Real Estate
up arrow 19%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 18%

Sales
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Leasing Software
up arrow 3%

Account Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$28,000

Property Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 39%
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