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Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager Salary

Pay for Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $46K annually. Total incomes of Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $9K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $30K and $71K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Female Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. Most Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$30,715 - $70,632
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$71K
MEDIAN: $46,096
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$11.81 - $23.60
(Median)
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,715 - $70,632  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,791  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,726  
Commission
$1.21 - $13,702  
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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$30,040 - $71,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,000
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.81 - $23.60  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $32.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,791  
   
Commission
$1.21 - $13,702  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,726  
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).
)
$30,040 - $71,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201

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Job Description for Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager

A property, real estate, or community association manager is an individual hired by a community association or a client (such as an individual property owner, a real estate brokerage, bank, or large corporation); a community association usually describes a condominium community, planned neighborhood, or similar community.

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Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate vendors, maintenance projects, repairs, and upgrades.
  • Show the property to prospective tenants and explain terms of agreements.
  • Oversee daily operations and their documentation, including leasing, accounting, maintenance, and resident concerns.
  • Explain and enforce policies and regulations to visitors, tenants, and the community.

Common Career Paths for Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager


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Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Regional Director of Property Management. The average Regional Director of Property Management brings home $75K per year. Becoming an Apartment Manager is, more often than not, the most common role that Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. A median salary for an Apartment Manager is $31K. Another frequent advance is for Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers to assume a Commercial Property Manager role; in this role, workers often take home $56K.

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Popular Skills for Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Financial Analysis, Budget Management, Operations Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 18 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Sales, Customer Relations, and Real Estate. Most people who know Property Management also know Customer Service and Customer Relations. Most people skilled in Budget Management are similarly competent in Customer Relations and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager

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


Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $40K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $47K. For Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $56K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager?

Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager in Charleston:
"New Career 2015."
Pros: I like the fact that I work on my own in a virtual office. I do not have to report to a corporate setting anymore.
Cons: The job itself is up in the air. I do not have security with this job, nor do I have any benefits. (ie. Health, etc.)

Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager in Milwaukee:
"Comfortable work load, variety of work, challenging."
Pros: Management for the building, fun team to work with, variety of job responsibilities.
Cons: Low paying, student majority in current company, small company with little room for climbing ladder.

Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager in Hendersonville:
"Live-On-Site Apartment Community Manager."
Pros: Personal contact with all Residents, prospective Residents and Contractors. Managing all aspects of scope of work: community relations, maintenance needs, contractor vetting and supervising, supervising all projects on site. Stress level manageable, great flexibility in schedule, great company and owners to work for, short commute, small rent concession.
Cons: Non-emergency night calls from residents. People behaving badly on the property. Stress concerning personal finances.

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Experience Affects Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager Salaries




National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager Salaries



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Property Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 233 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 29%