Real estate agent

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How much does a Real Estate Agent make in the United States?

Average base salary
20.9k salaries reported, updated at Jul 03, 2020
per year
The average salary for a real estate agent is $80,325 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Work from home
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for real estate agents

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The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 1400.00% since 2018. Real Estate Agents with this skill earn +61.67% more than the average base salary, which is $80,325 per year.

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Most common benefits for Real Estate Agents

  • Work from home
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Stock options
  • Commuter assistance
  • Food provided
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Mileage reimbursement

Salary satisfaction

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70% of Real estate agents in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Many real estate agents receive a set salary with an additional commission. Some of them can remain steady and successful in their career by solely gaining a commission. This can vary depending on the company a real estate agent will work for. Real estate agents often receive a commission from the property they successfully help a client sell, purchase or rent.

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