Real Estate Analyst Salary

Real Estate Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $56K per year. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Male Real Estate Analysts are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of Real Estate Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$39,845 - $76,866
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$56K
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MEDIAN: $56,344
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$14.94 - $35.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,845 - $76,866  
   
Bonus
$968 - $15,346  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$15,000  
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).
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$39,465 - $84,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 672
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.94 - $35.41  
   
Overtime
$23.87 - $49.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$968 - $15,346  
   
Commission
$15,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
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$39,465 - $84,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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


Real Estate Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Argus, Financial Modeling, Loan Underwriting, and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 15 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Market Analysis and Microsoft Excel. Those proficient in Financial Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in Financial Modeling and Real Estate.

Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Analyst

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $56K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $71K. On average, Real Estate Analysts make $72K following one to two decades on the job. Real Estate Analysts who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $66K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,255

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Real Estate Analysts, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Real Estate Analysts will also find cushy salaries in New York (+27 percent), Boston (+18 percent), Miami (+15 percent), and Los Angeles (+12 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with San Diego Real Estate Analysts earning much less — 47 percent less — than the national average. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Irvine and 5 percent less in Seattle, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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What is it like working as a Real Estate Analyst?

Real Estate Analyst in San Diego:
"Real Estate Analyst."
Pros: I work for a small company and am therefore given responsibilities, which I love because it allows me to broaden my skill set and I'm continually challenged.
Cons: I work for a small company, so the benefits are not great.

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Experience Affects Real Estate Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Real Estate Analyst Salaries

Argus
up arrow 15%


Loan Underwriting
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Research Analysis
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National Average
$59,000

Valuation
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Real Estate
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Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Market Analysis
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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