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Real Estate Assistant Salary

Median pay for Real Estate Assistants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $13.88 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by residence, but career length and the particular employer are influential factors as well. About one in four enjoy medical while roughly one in seven get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around an eighth. The vast majority (89 percent) of Real Estate Assistants who took the survey are female. Most Real Estate Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$20,282 - $51,043
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,158
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$9.94 - $19.63
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,282 - $51,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,642  
Commission
$1,192 - $15,319  
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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$20,929 - $49,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 282
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $19.63  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.82  
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 - $9,642  
   
Commission
$1,192 - $15,319  
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).
)
$20,929 - $49,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 432

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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


For Real Estate Assistants, comfortable salaries can be found at Keller Williams Realty, Inc.; in fact, average earnings are around $27K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($16K versus $46K) is great.

Popular Skills for Real Estate Assistant


Real Estate Assistants generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Customer Relations, Administration, Real Estate, and Marketing Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Contract Management, Social Media Marketing, and Office Administration. 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.


Real Estate Assistants do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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. Real Estate Assistants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $34K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $41K.

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




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Real Estate Assistant Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 15%

Administration
up arrow 3%

Real Estate
up arrow 1%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Marketing Management
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Contract Management
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 25% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 74%
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