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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

Average $95,538
Low $45,985
High $198,488
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a real estate agent is $95,538 per year in the United States. 55.9k salaries reported, updated at February 1, 2023

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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
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Real Estate Agents in United States

  1. Fair Trade Real Estate
    34 reviews6 salaries reported
    $154,281per year
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Highest paying cities for Real Estate Agents near United States

  1. Wakefield, MA
    $108,760 per year
    21 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $106,009 per year
    350 salaries reported
  3. Las Vegas, NV
    $104,157 per year
    117 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $101,808 per year
    186 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $100,743 per year
    310 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $100,172 per year
    227 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $95,424 per year
    323 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $94,442 per year
    246 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $93,986 per year
    304 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 $95,538 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 Curtis Johnson Team
Property Liquidator, LLC
Chris Timmons Team
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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

278,702 job openings

Average $72,578 per year

Commercial Real Estate Agent

1,731 job openings

Average $97,205 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Real Estate Agent

Who is the highest-paid real estate agent?

Real estate agents in high cost of living cities such as New York and San Francisco tend to be the highest earners.

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How much does a real estate agent make a month?

Real estate agents make an average of $5,980 per month according to reported pay by Indeed users.

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How much money does a real estate agent make a year?

On average, real estate agents make $84,459 per year according to salaries reported by Indeed users.

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