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Real Estate Sales Agent Salary

The average salary for a Real Estate Sales Agent is $40,576 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.
$20,315 - $117,247
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,575
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$9.70 - $41.22
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$20,315 - $117,247  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
Commission
$0.00 - $296,609  
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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$21,059 - $129,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $41.22  
   
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$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $296,609  
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).
)
$21,059 - $129,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
United States (change)

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

  • 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.
  • Select and recommend purchase offers to sellers.
  • Accompany buyers on property visits or inspections and offer insight on its value.

Common Career Paths for Real Estate Sales Agent


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Experience Affects Real Estate Sales Agent Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 60%