Real Estate Analyst Salary (United States)

For Real Estate Analysts, commissions account for a significant portion of income and add up to 34 percent of their $57,112 annual pay. Compensation generally starts at $37,916 and does not exceed $83,874 per year. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and most earn dental coverage. Making up 75 percent of the field, male Real Estate Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Real Estate Analysts report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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  
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  
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

Real Estate Analysts report using a diverse set of skills on the job. 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. Those proficient in Financial Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in Financial Modeling and Real Estate.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$57,000
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With a pay rate for Real Estate Analysts that is 34 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Real Estate Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+23 percent), Boston (+18 percent), Seattle (+9 percent), and Chicago (+6 percent). Trailing the national average by 12 percent, Austin is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around -11 percent in Miami and -10 percent in Dallas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Real Estate Analyst Salaries

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$57,000

Skills That Affect Real Estate Analyst Salaries

Argus
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$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%