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Real Estate Agent salary in New York, NY

How much does a Real Estate Agent make in New York, NY?

Average base salary

$120,677
arrow up16%
above national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a real estate agent is $120,677 per year in New York, NY. 239 salaries reported, updated at June 23, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

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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 New York, NY

  1. APT212
    4.7star
    22 reviews14 salaries reported
    $268,328per year
  2. $178,885per year
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Highest paying cities for Real Estate Agents near New York, NY

  1. New York, NY
    $120,677 per year
    239 salaries reported
  2. Manhattan, NY
    $117,403 per year
    35 salaries reported
  3. Queens, NY
    $109,174 per year
    45 salaries reported
  1. Brooklyn, NY
    $108,784 per year
    84 salaries reported
  2. Yonkers, NY
    $105,728 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. Flushing, NY
    $102,832 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Forest Hills, NY
    $99,887 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Long Beach, NY
    $97,976 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Lindenhurst, NY
    $95,347 per year
    36 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 Analysisearn +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 $120,677 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 New York, NY?

Sales Representative

16,957 job openings

Average $85,255 per year

Commercial Real Estate Agent

119 job openings

Average $64,399 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Real Estate Agent

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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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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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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