Real Estate Analyst Salary

Median pay for Real Estate Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $56K per year. Total cash compensation for Real Estate Analysts runs from $40K to $85K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $15K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Real Estate Analysts. 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. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,364 - $76,484
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$40K
$56K
$76K
MEDIAN: $56,394
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$14.57 - $36.29
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$36
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
$40,364 - $76,484  
   
Bonus
$742 - $15,109  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $5,206  
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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$39,802 - $84,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 597
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.57 - $36.29  
   
Overtime
$23.39 - $50.86  
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
$742 - $15,109  
   
Commission
$6,068 - $25,000  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $5,206  
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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$39,802 - $84,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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 imply that Real Estate Analysts put a diverse skill set 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 6 percent and 12 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel. Those educated in Financial Analysis tend to be well versed 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 $55K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $71K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $73K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Real Estate Analysts report making only $67K on average.

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 will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+21 percent), Boston (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Houston (+6 percent). Austin ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Dallas and Denver are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 13 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Real Estate Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
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National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Real Estate Analyst Salaries

Market Analysis
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Loan Underwriting
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National Average
$59,000

Real Estate
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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 13%
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