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Real Estate Analyst Salary

An average Real Estate Analyst in the United States can expect to take home roughly $56K annually. In the world of Real Estate Analysts, overall income ranges from $39K near the bottom to $85K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Real Estate Analysts who answered the questionnnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,967 - $76,452
(Median)
$40K
$56K
$76K
MEDIAN: $55,708
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$14.46 - $36.67
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,967 - $76,452  
   
Bonus
$506 - $15,126  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $5,172  
Commission
$6,068 - $25,000  
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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$39,429 - $85,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 600
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$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.46 - $36.67  
   
Overtime
$22.19 - $51.70  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$506 - $15,126  
   
Commission
$6,068 - $25,000  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $5,172  
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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$39,429 - $85,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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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


Survey results suggest that Real Estate Analysts put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Market Analysis, Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis, and Loan Underwriting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 12 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Excel. Most people who know Financial Analysis also know 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 of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $55K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $71K. For Real Estate Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $66K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Real Estate Analysts, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Real Estate Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+20 percent), Boston (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), and Houston (+9 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 14 percent south of the national average, can be found in Dallas. Employers pay around 14 percent less in Austin and 12 percent less in Denver, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Real Estate Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Real Estate Analyst Salaries

Market Analysis
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Loan Underwriting
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Real Estate
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National Average
$59,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 12%
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