The average salary for a Real Estate Sales Agent is $40,179 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$19,000 - $110,000
$19K
$40K
$110K
MEDIAN: $40,178
10%
50%
90%

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$11.67 - $19.83
$12
MEDIAN: $12.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$19,000 - $110,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,821  
Profit Sharing
$400,000  
Commission
$30,000  
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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$23,168 - $100,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$12.32  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
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$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,821  
   
Commission
$30,000  
Profit Sharing
$400,000  
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).
)
$23,168 - $100,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Real Estate Sales Agent

Real estate sales agents help clients buy, sell, and negotiate the sale of homes and other properties. These agents must work through a broker, unless they themselves are licensed as a real estate broker. They are also responsible for obtaining clients and advising them on pricing, mortgages, and changing real estate market conditions.

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Real Estate Sales Agent Tasks

  • Select and recommend purchase offers to sellers.
  • Accompany buyers on property visits or inspections and offer insight on its value.
  • Interview potential buyers to determine the type of properties they are looking for.
  • Determine property market prices through comparisons with other, similar properties that have sold.

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Q: What is it like working as a Real Estate Sales Agent?

Real Estate Sales Agent in Santa Clarita:
"Sales agent soars above the top !"
Pros: Meeting people and helping them make their dreams come true of owning their own home.
Cons: When some people lose the opportunity to buy the home of their dreams due to poor credit or lack of finances .

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Key Stats for Real Estate Sales Agent

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Real Estate Sales Agent Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 97%

Mid-Career
up arrow 59%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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