Transaction Manager, Real Estate Salary (United States)

Yearly pay for Real Estate Transaction Managers in the United States typically comes in around $64,736 per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $31,147 to $130,100 per year. Residency is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and around one third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by most and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Female Real Estate Transaction Managers are more common than men; more than half (64 percent) of Real Estate Transaction Managers are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's 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

Survey takers who work as Real Estate Transaction Managers usually report a few specific 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. 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.
Real Estate Transaction Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Beginning workers can expect to earn $47K starting out, which grows to $66K after five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $79K. After two decades on the job, Real Estate Transaction Managers see salary growth dwindle, averaging $90K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one in five 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 about one-fifth. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$65,000
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For Real Estate Transaction Managers, New York provides a pay rate that is 110 percent greater than the national average. Real Estate Transaction Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+22 percent) and Denver (+12 percent). In Phoenix, salaries are 18 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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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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