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Real estate agent salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$107,420
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a real estate agent is $107,420 per year in the United States. 57.9k salaries reported, updated at November 25, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Real Estate Agents in United States

  1. Fair Trade Real Estate
    5.0
    34 reviews5 salaries reported
    $153,762per year
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Highest paying cities for Real Estate Agents near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $125,092 per year
    244 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $113,302 per year
    289 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $112,380 per year
    176 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $110,186 per year
    326 salaries reported
  2. Wakefield, MA
    $109,748 per year
    22 salaries reported
  3. Las Vegas, NV
    $106,259 per year
    728 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $105,034 per year
    279 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $104,933 per year
    253 salaries reported
  3. Corona, CA
    $102,599 per year
    53 salaries reported
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Where can a Real Estate Agent earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Real Estate Agents

Most recommended skill

Market Analysis(earn +61.67% more)

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 $107,420 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20172increase by 2
20181decrease by 50.00%
201915increase by 1400.00%

Top companies hiring Real Estate Agents with the recommended skill

The Neal & Neal Team at Keller Williams Realty
The Curtis Johnson Team
Frances Mouser Team/FAM Realty Group
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
4 jobs4
2 jobs7
4 jobs8
970 jobs1,768
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Most common benefits for Real Estate Agents

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 3,536 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Sales Representative

297,095 job openings

Average $63,311 per year

Commercial Real Estate Agent

1,697 job openings

Average $55,959 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Real Estate Agent

How much do top real estate agents make?

Top real estate agents might own a brokerage and have many real estate agents working under them. These top real estate agents can make millions of dollars a year.

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How do you make money as a real estate agent?

Real estate agents earn a commission, a percentage of a sale, when they help someone buy or sell a property.

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How do real estate agents get paid?

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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