Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salary (United States)

A typical Real Estate Transaction Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $64,736 per year. Pay starts at $31,147 and can approach $130,100 per year on the higher side. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field—about a third—are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by most and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Women make up the majority of Real Estate Transaction Managers (64 percent). The majority of Real Estate Transaction Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salary (?
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$36,242 - $119,811
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MEDIAN: $65,773
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Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salary (?
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$13.38 - $25.34
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,242 - $119,811  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $23,489  
Profit Sharing
$5,833 - $9,251  
Commission
$-0.50 - $49,665  
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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$31,147 - $130,100  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $25.34  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,000 - $23,489  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $49,665  
Profit Sharing
$5,833 - $9,251  
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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$31,147 - $130,100  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Job Description for Transaction Manager, Real Estate

  • Evaluate potential real estate contracts, propose changes, and negotiate deals that are beneficial to the company.
  • Manage transactions to timely completion and file all required documentation and paperwork.
  • Coordinate transactions for leases, purchases, expansions, and subleases for company's real estate portfolio.
  • Identify real estate purchases that serve overall corporate strategy and work financially within the company budget.

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Popular Skills for Transaction Manager, Real Estate

Real Estate Transaction Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Financial Analysis, Negotiation, and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 88 percent, 18 percent, and 13 percent, respectively. Most people familiar with Contract Negotiation also know Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Transaction Manager, Real Estate

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Real Estate Transaction Managers, experience seems to be a major factor in determining pay. Starting out, salaries are typically $47K, which grows to $66K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $79K after one to two decades. Salary increase slows as Real Estate Transaction Managers pass 20 years in their field, with average salaries hovering around $90K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 22 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 19 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Seattle
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Denver
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National Average
$65,000
Phoenix
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For Real Estate Transaction Managers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Real Estate Transaction Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+22 percent) and Denver (+12 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Phoenix, 18 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$65,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Negotiation
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National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 29%
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