The average salary for a Real Estate Sales Agent is $46,055.
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Job Description for Real Estate Sales Agent
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 s…Read more
Real Estate Sales Agent Tasks
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Real Estate Sales Agent
Skills in Real Estate are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Negotiation, Customer Service, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Sales.
Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Sales Agent
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 $39,149 based on 13 salaries. An early career Real Estate Sales Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,305 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Real Estate Sales Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Real Estate Sales Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,000.
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Employees with Real Estate Sales Agent in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (23.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (3.7% less) and Austin, Texas (2.3% less).
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