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Real estate agent salary in Iowa

How much does a Real Estate Agent make in Iowa?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $83,080
Low $39,416
High $175,114
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a real estate agent is $83,080 per year in Iowa. 400 salaries reported, updated at January 29, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Iowa

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 Iowa

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

  1. Dubuque, IA
    $94,640 per year
    19 salaries reported
  2. Cedar Falls, IA
    $91,671 per year
    29 salaries reported
  3. Ames, IA
    $91,671 per year
    29 salaries reported
  1. Iowa City, IA
    $88,927 per year
    33 salaries reported
  2. Cedar Rapids, IA
    $88,603 per year
    35 salaries reported
  3. Urbandale, IA
    $87,307 per year
    34 salaries reported
  1. Ankeny, IA
    $86,048 per year
    44 salaries reported
  2. Bettendorf, IA
    $77,743 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Davenport, IA
    $69,354 per year
    9 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 $83,080 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%

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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 Iowa?

Sales Representative

2,418 job openings

Average $65,742 per year

Commercial Real Estate Agent

9 job openings

Average $100,574 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Real Estate Agent

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 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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