Real Estate Analyst Salary (United States)

About two-thirds of Real Estate Analysts are relatively green, reporting fewer than five years in the field, and median pay in the workforce is around $57,112 per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $37,916 to $83,874 per year. With some bonuses approaching $14,937 and certain profit sharing proceeds close to $5,096, overall incomes in the Real Estate Analysts from $39,180 to $76,298 depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The vast majority of folks in this line of work enjoy health insurance benefits; most receive both medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision plans. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Real Estate Analysts. Most Real Estate Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Real Estate Analyst Salary (?
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$39,180 - $76,298
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MEDIAN: $54,290
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Real Estate Analyst Salary (?
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$12.29 - $32.82
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,180 - $76,298  
   
Bonus
$506 - $14,937  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,096  
Commission
$6,000 - $27,500  
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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$37,916 - $83,874  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 604
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.29 - $32.82  
   
Overtime
$22.08 - $48.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$506 - $14,937  
   
Commission
$6,000 - $27,500  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $5,096  
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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$37,916 - $83,874  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Real Estate Analyst

Real estate analysts are responsible for managing their organization's real estate holdings. Analysts continuously watch real estate markets where their company or clients have property, ensuring that any changes in that region are prepared for and any positive shifts can be capitalized on. Analysts are in charge of researching new areas to invest in and identifying opportune moments to sell current property. An analyst's responsibilities may include preparing weekly or monthly meetings for upper management to keep them abreast of developments, as well as working with buyers and answering their questions about the company's properties.
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Real Estate Analyst Tasks
  • Coordinate budgets and service level agreements with property managers.
  • Research legal documents and public records to assess the status of the title and perform due diligence.
  • Oversee financial performance of a real estate portfolio, including cash flow and acquisition strategies.
  • Underwrite and negotiate real estate transactions like purchases, dispositions, and leases.

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Popular Skills for Real Estate Analyst

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Argus, Financial Modeling, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 21 percent, and 15 percent, respectively. Most people who know Financial Analysis also know Financial Modeling and Real Estate.

Pay Difference By Location

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Portland
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National Average
$57,000
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For Real Estate Analysts, New York provides a pay rate that is 34 percent greater than the national average. Other big spenders include San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, and Chicago, top-paying cities where Real Estate Analysts see paychecks higher than average (+23 percent, +18 percent, +9 percent, and +6 percent). In Austin, salaries are 12 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Miami (-11 percent) and Dallas (-10 percent).

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Experience Affects Real Estate Analyst Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Real Estate Analyst Salaries

Argus
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Loan Underwriting
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Data Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$57,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 154 votes.

Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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