Apartment Manager Salary

Apartment Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $35K annually on average. In the world of Apartment Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $19K and $53K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Women make up the vast majority of Apartment Managers (80 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and over one-half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a little less than one-half and dental coverage is claimed by one-third. Most Apartment Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$18,349 - $55,595
$18K
$36K
$56K
MEDIAN: $36,359
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50%
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$10.06 - $19.22
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.23
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$0$55K
Salary $18,349 - $55,595
Bonus $0.00 - $8,456
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,839
Commission $300.00 - $5,114
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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$20,040 - $54,617
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 506
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.06 - $19.22
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $15.31 - $32.16
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,456
Commission $300.00 - $5,114
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,839
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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$20,040 - $54,617
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 206

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Job Description for Apartment Manager

Apartment managers are responsible for keeping their apartment complex or complexes running efficiently. Duties may vary somewhat depending on the size of the apartment complex, but, in general, apartment managers are required to oversee both day-to-day and longer-term duties.

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Apartment Manager Tasks

  • Promote the property to prospective tenants, including conducting tours.
  • Respond to emergency and litigation situations.
  • Document and update tenant and property information, including processing applications.
  • Explain and enforce lease and legal requirements and make payment collections.
  • Maintain property, including scheduling repairs and overseeing maintenance.

Common Career Paths for Apartment Manager


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Apartment Managers who go on to become Property Leasing Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Property Leasing Manager, an upper-level role, pays $34K.

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Popular Skills for Apartment Manager


Survey results suggest that Apartment Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 20 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Maintenance, and Bookkeeping. Most people who know Customer Service also know Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Apartment Manager

Pay by Experience for an Apartment Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Apartment Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 344 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Apartment Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 248 salaries. An experienced Apartment Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 253 salaries. An Apartment Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 118 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,572

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

Austin is home to an above-average pay rate for Apartment Managers, 51 percent higher than the national average. Apartment Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+51 percent), Denver (+34 percent), Phoenix (+29 percent), and Fort Worth (+28 percent). The lowest-paying market is Sacramento, which sits 39 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Workers in Spokane and Tulsa earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (27 percent less and 17 percent less, respectively).

Apartment Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Apartment Manager?

Apartment Manager in Indianapolis:
"Great."
Pros: People recovering from drugs and alcohol, flexibility.
Cons: My boss.

Apartment Manager in Kansas City:
Pros: Not a bad job to have.
Cons: Do not feel like I get paid enough. Renters fight with me.

Apartment Manager in Westcliffe:
"Jogs Great Owner is Intolerable."
Pros: Set my own hours, love tenants.
Cons: No perks, don't get paid, hassled by owner.

Apartment Manager in Rock Springs:
"Stressful."
Pros: Helping people making their renting experience a stress free enviornment.
Cons: Having to evict a tenant for nonpayment.

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Key Stats for Apartment Manager

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Apartment Manager Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
$35,000

▼1%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Apartment Manager Salaries





National Average
$35,000



▼11%

▼12%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 52%
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