Male Commercial Real Estate Project Developers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $70K per year in the United States. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and close to one-half collect dental insurance. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$41,505 - $132,767
MEDIAN: $70,275

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for Real Estate Project Developer (Commercial)

Before running commercial real estate projects, real estate project developers must locate suitable land for commercial buildings. They are generally responsible for choosing appropriate site locations and must ensure that their projects are in compliance with any and all zoning ordinances. They may also be involved in securing loans or funds to finance these projects.


Real Estate Project Developer (Commercial) Tasks

  • Plan and implement project budget and schedule.
  • Visit job site and ensure project is on schedule.
  • Work with city planners and municipal groups through all phases of construction.
  • Coordinate and schedule contractors, vendors and inspectors.

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Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Project Developer (Commercial)

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

Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $57K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $76K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $140K. Commercial Real Estate Project Developers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Skills That Affect Real Estate Project Developer (Commercial) Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 10%