Real Estate Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $58K per year. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. 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. Job satisfaction for Real Estate Analysts is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,181 - $77,340
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$41K
$58K
$77K
MEDIAN: $57,658
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$11.15 - $36.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,181 - $77,340  
   
Bonus
$2,013 - $17,442  
Profit Sharing
$4,050  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$40,138 - $85,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 496
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $36.13  
   
Overtime
$23.73 - $46.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$2,013 - $17,442  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$4,050  
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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$40,138 - $85,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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 seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Valuation, Financial Modeling, Loan Underwriting, and Market Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Market Research, Research Analysis, and Argus. Those familiar with Financial Analysis also tend to know Microsoft Excel and Real Estate.

Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Analyst

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $58K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $72K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Real Estate Analysts see a median salary of $67K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Real Estate Analysts who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $66K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,401

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

For those looking to make money, Real Estate Analysts in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 59 percent above the national average. Real Estate Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+28 percent), Los Angeles (+20 percent), New York (+20 percent), and Miami (+16 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with San Diego Real Estate Analysts earning much less — 34 percent less — than the national average. Employers in Denver and Portland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (18 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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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


Valuation
up arrow 8%

Loan Underwriting
up arrow 6%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Market Analysis
up arrow 4%

Real Estate
0%

National Average
$59,000



Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Argus
up arrow 10%

Research Analysis
up arrow 15%

Market Research
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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