Leasing Agent Salary

Median pay for Leasing Agents in the United States is around $12.29 per hour. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though career duration and the specific company have a (lesser) impact as well. The vast majority of Leasing Agents (84 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by just over two-fifths. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Leasing Agents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,443 - $53,169
(Median)
$22K
$32K
$53K
MEDIAN: $32,205
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90%

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$9.77 - $15.52
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary 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
Salary
$22,443 - $53,169  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,977  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$142.98 - $11,522  
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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$20,893 - $40,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate 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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $15.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$13.49 - $24.81  
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 - $5,977  
   
Commission
$142.98 - $11,522  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$20,893 - $40,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 735
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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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Leasing Agents' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Community Association Manager. The average Community Association Manager brings home $45K per year. It is quite typical for Leasing Agents to transition into roles as Property Managers or Assistant Property Managers, where reported median earnings are $14K and $8K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Leasing Agent


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Leasing, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Real Estate are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 33 percent, 18 percent, and 16 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Bilingual. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Leasing Agent

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $27K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $30K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $33K in this role. Leasing Agents who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $31K.

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Experience Affects Leasing Agent Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 13%


National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Leasing Agent Salaries

Leasing
up arrow 33%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 18%

Real Estate
up arrow 16%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Sales
up arrow 4%

Property Management
up arrow 4%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Leasing Software
up arrow 2%

Account Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$28,000

Bilingual
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

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: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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