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Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salary

Average Real Estate Transaction Managers in the United States make around $65K per year. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by experience level and the specific company. For the most part, Real Estate Transaction Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. Women account for the majority of Real Estate Transaction Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,403 - $119,461
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$34K
$65K
$120K
MEDIAN: $65,152
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$12.42 - $24.66
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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,403 - $119,461  
   
Bonus
$1,022 - $20,579  
Profit Sharing
$5,087 - $19,442  
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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$30,183 - $129,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.42 - $24.66  
   
Overtime
$22.50 - $38.00  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,022 - $20,579  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $49,665  
Profit Sharing
$5,087 - $19,442  
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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$30,183 - $129,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Job Description for Transaction Manager, Real Estate

Real estate transaction managers oversee all real estate transactions on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of organizing and resolving legal and financial matters related to these real estate activities, as well as provide support to staff to ensure that transactions are performed according to credit-related agreements. Some of the real estate transaction manager's main functions also include monitoring liabilities, serving as the first point of contact for credit executives and bank associates, and interact with real estate professionals, bank associates, and legal counsel as needed.

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Transaction Manager, Real Estate Tasks

  • 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


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Real Estate Transaction Managers who took the survey. Lucky workers who know Financial Analysis can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 94 percent above average. Contract Negotiation and Negotiation are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 18 percent and 94 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Real Estate. It is often found that people who know Contract Negotiation are also skilled in Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Transaction Manager, Real Estate

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


For many Real Estate Transaction Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $46K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $64K. Real Estate Transaction Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $73K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $103K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Real Estate Transaction Managers that is 125 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Real Estate Transaction Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+38 percent), San Francisco (+37 percent), Denver (+12 percent), and Washington (+3 percent). In Phoenix, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salaries




National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 94%



Project Management
up arrow 18%

National Average
$63,000

Real Estate
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 30%
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