Leasing Agent Salary

Leasing Agents in the United States take home an average $12.29 per hour. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by years of experience and the particular employer. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, two in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. There are far more female Leasing Agents who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 84 percent. Most Leasing Agents report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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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 (?
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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 who transition into a Community Association Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $45K per year. When Leasing Agents are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Property Managers or Assistant Property Managers. Those roles pay an additional $14K and $8K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Leasing Agent


Leasing Agents report using a deep pool of skills on the job. 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 seem to negatively impact pay include Bilingual. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in 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. Leasing Agents see a median salary of $33K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $31K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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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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