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Leasing Consultant Salary (United States)

A typical Leasing Consultant in the United States can expect to take home roughly $12.58 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but career duration and the particular employer are influential factors as well. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Men working as Leasing Consultants are solidly outnumbered, with women representing 75 percent of workers. Work is enjoyable for Leasing Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Leasing Consultant Salary (?
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$23,529 - $43,843
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MEDIAN: $30,943
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Leasing Consultant Salary (?
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$9.84 - $15.66
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,529 - $43,843  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,085  
Profit Sharing
$570 - $2,500  
Commission
$349.05 - $9,994  
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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$21,278 - $39,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $15.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63 - $3.00  
Overtime
$12.08 - $24.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,085  
   
Commission
$349.05 - $9,994  
Profit Sharing
$570 - $2,500  
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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$21,278 - $39,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 784
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Job Description for Leasing Consultant

Leasing consultants are responsible for meeting with tenants who wish to lease from their company, giving them relevant details about properties and ensuring they understand any contracts that they would need to sign (such as a leasing agreement). Leasing consultants also collect rent and fees, and they may have to issue warnings to tenants for issues such as noise violations, late rent, or failure to maintain property. Although leasing consultants generally do not perform maintenance or renovations themselves, they do oversee and plan these projects, ensuring they are completed in a timely and cost-efficient manner. A leasing consultant also ensures the central office runs smoothly; in this, they must keep excellent records of all payments, fees, and contracts. Generally, a leasing consultant works in the real estate industry in an office setting, although they often have to work in the field to find and inspect prospective properties, as well as showing the property to potential tenants.
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Leasing Consultant 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 Consultant

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Leasing Consultants may experience if they take an upper-level role like Executive Assistant. The position tends to pay $45K annually. Career advancement for the typical Leasing Consultant often leads to becoming a Property Manager or an Assistant Property Manager; median salaries in these positions are $12K higher and $6K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Leasing Consultant

Equity Residential offers the best pay with a median salary of $35K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $29K and maxing out at just $43K. Equity Residential also scrapes the bottom of the pay scale.

Popular Skills for Leasing Consultant

Leasing Consultants seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Real Estate, Property Management, Leasing Software, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Customer Relations and Leasing Software.

Pay by Experience Level for Leasing Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $29K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $31K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Leasing Consultants make a median salary of $32K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $32K on average. A fair portion of respondents report one to nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up less than one-tenth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise one-seventh, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 1 percent.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$29,000
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For Leasing Consultants, Alexandria provides a pay rate that is 13 percent greater than the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include Los Angeles, Houston, Atlanta, and San Diego, where Leasing Consultants typically earn around 12 percent, 8 percent, 7 percent, and 7 percent more than usual. Columbus ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 13 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Baltimore and 3 percent less in Philadelphia, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Leasing Consultant Reviews

What is it like working as a Leasing Consultant?
Leasing Consultant in Billerica:
"Fast Paced, Varying, Exciting."
Pros: Making sales, the people I work with, meeting new people, variety in day to day activities.
Cons: Lack of support from business manager.

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Experience Affects Leasing Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$29,000

Skills That Affect Leasing Consultant Salaries

Property Management
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Leasing Software
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Customer Service
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Sales
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Customer Relations
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National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 161 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 27%