Real Estate Assistant Salary

Median pay for Real Estate Assistants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $14.05 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geography, but years of experience and the individual firm are influential factors as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority of Real Estate Assistants (89 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Nearly one-fourth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and around one in seven collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,066 - $51,358

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$9.98 - $19.69

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,066 - $51,358  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,312  
Commission
$1,226 - $19,751  
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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$21,053 - $49,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $19.69  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.23  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,312  
   
Commission
$1,226 - $19,751  
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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$21,053 - $49,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 465
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Job Description for Real Estate Assistant

A real estate assistant holds a position with duties similar to many other administrative positions in other industries. The real estate assistant is a mix of a realtor and a secretary, as they typically handle incoming telephone calls, client contacts, open-house scheduling, copy-making, and creation of clerical reports and spreadsheets, in addition to other supporting tasks. Property management may also be a key component of the real estate assistant's position, which includes making sure tenants pay rent, fulfilling work order requests, managing lease agreements, and filing eviction paperwork. Another main aspect of the real estate assistant's position is marketing available properties through methods such as posting brochures or advertisements online, creating open house events, scheduling tours of the properties, and handling any incoming queries from prospective clients.

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Real Estate Assistant Tasks

  • Perform general lease administration and file management.
  • Perform abstract leases, create reports and update websites.
  • Direct marketing and research.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Real Estate Assistant


Re/Max Real Estate offers the largest salaries in town — $31K on average.

For Real Estate Assistants, below-average salaries can be found at Coldwell Banker; in fact, average earnings are around $27K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($20K versus $46K) is great.

Popular Skills for Real Estate Assistant


Survey results suggest that Real Estate Assistants use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Office Management, Customer Relations, Administration, and Real Estate are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 15 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bookkeeping, Contract Management, and Social Media Marketing. Most people experienced in Customer Service also know Marketing Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Assistant

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $31K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $34K on average. For Real Estate Assistants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $33K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $40K.

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What is it like working as a Real Estate Assistant?

Real Estate Assistant in Beverly Hills:
"Intense."
Pros: Working with people, working under pressure.
Cons: Making mistakes.

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Experience Affects Real Estate Assistant Salaries




National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Real Estate Assistant Salaries

Office Management
up arrow 15%

Customer Relations
up arrow 15%

Administration
up arrow 3%

Real Estate
0%

National Average
$32,000

Marketing Management
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Contract Management
up arrow 14%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 75%
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