Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Real Estate Sales Agent is $48,296
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Sales Agents?
An entry-level Real Estate Sales Agent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,936 based on 10 salaries. An early career Real Estate Sales Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,922 based on 21 …Read more
What Do Real Estate Sales Agents Do?
Real estate sales agents help clients buy, sell, and negotiate the sale of homes and other properties. These agents must work through a broker, unless they themselves are licensed as a real estate broker. They are also responsible for obtaining clients and advising them on pricing, mortgages, and changing real estate market conditions.
Agents are also tasked with preparing/advertising listings and showing properties to potential buyers or renters; they then negotiate offers between buyers and …Read more
- Select and recommend purchase offers to sellers.
- Accompany buyers on property visits or inspections and offer insight on its value.
- Interview potential buyers to determine the type of properties they are looking for.
- Determine property market prices through comparisons with other, similar properties that have sold.