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Real Estate Assistant Salary (United States)

Women account for the majority of Real Estate Assistants in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $13.50 per hour. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Close to one-fourth enjoy medical while about a seventh get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around one in ten. The majority of Real Estate Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview are derived from responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Real Estate Assistant Salary (?
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$19,795 - $50,413
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,107
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Real Estate Assistant Salary (?
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$9.87 - $19.32
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,795 - $50,413  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
Commission
$1,208 - $15,205  
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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$20,747 - $48,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $19.32  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.66  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
   
Commission
$1,208 - $15,205  
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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$20,747 - $48,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 339
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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 Skills for Real Estate Assistant

Survey results show that Real Estate Assistants use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Real Estate, Marketing Management, Customer Service, and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Contract Management and Social Media Marketing. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Marketing Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Real Estate Assistants, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $30K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $33K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $34K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $40K. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field — more than half of those surveyed fit this bill. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up a little less than a fifth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining fewer than one in twenty.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Denver
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National Average
$31,000
San Diego
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For those looking to make money, Real Estate Assistants in Los Angeles enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Naples, Bellevue, Houston, and Seattle also offer top salaries for Real Estate Assistants. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 32 percent, 32 percent, 28 percent, and 23 percent more, respectively. San Diego ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 7 percent below the national average.

Real Estate Assistant Reviews

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

Late-Career
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National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Real Estate Assistant Salaries

Real Estate
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Marketing Management
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National Average
$31,000
Customer Service
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Office Administration
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Social Media Marketing
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Contract Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 25% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 74%