Real Estate Analyst Salary

Pay for Real Estate Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $56K annually. In the world of Real Estate Analysts, total cash compensation can vary between $40K and $85K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $5K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Real Estate Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Real Estate Analysts greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$40,320 - $76,386
(Median)
$40K
$56K
$76K
MEDIAN: $56,201
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$14.57 - $36.29
(Median)
$15
$20
$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
$40,320 - $76,386  
   
Bonus
$511 - $15,101  
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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$39,753 - $85,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 591
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
$511 - $15,101  
   
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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$39,753 - $85,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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


Real Estate Analysts report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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 pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $55K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $71K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Real Estate Analysts make a median salary of $73K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $67K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Real Estate Analysts, 27 percent above the national average. Real Estate Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+21 percent), Boston (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), and Houston (+9 percent). Falling short of the national average by 13 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Dallas. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Austin and Denver (13 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Real Estate Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 14%

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
up arrow 1%

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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
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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