Earnings for Real Estate Transaction Managers in the United States come in at around $55K per year on average. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by career duration and the individual firm. Most Real Estate Transaction Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Some workers in this field — more than two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by just over two-fifths. Most Real Estate Transaction Managers survey respondents are women (74 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,380 - $110,106
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MEDIAN: $55,444
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$11.81 - $19.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,380 - $110,106  
   
Bonus
$1,939 - $19,595  
Profit Sharing
$14,250  
Commission
$4,027 - $29,361  
Total Pay (?
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$28,010 - $116,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.81 - $19.93  
   
Overtime
$30.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,939 - $19,595  
   
Commission
$4,027 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$14,250  
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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$28,010 - $116,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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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CBRE Group does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $80K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $50K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $152K.

Popular Skills for Transaction Manager, Real Estate


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Financial Analysis, Negotiation, and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 160 percent, 43 percent, and 42 percent, respectively. Those listing Social Media Marketing and Organizing as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those proficient in Contract Negotiation are, more often than not, 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $39K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $60K. Real Estate Transaction Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $62K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $96K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,775

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago, the three biggest cities in America, are lucrative areas where pay is higher than the national average. The lowest-paying market is Tampa, which sits 26 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay.

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Experience Affects Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salaries




National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salaries

Financial Analysis
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$47,000

Contract Management
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Organizing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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