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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 $95,554
Low $47,873
High $190,724
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a real estate agent is $95,554 per year in the United States. 95.9k salaries reported, updated at December 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. Madison Allied LLC
    13 reviews1.6k salaries reported
    $148,493per year
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Highest paying cities for Real Estate Agents near United States

  1. Wakefield, MA
    $112,138 per year
    24 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $103,280 per year
    365 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $102,109 per year
    220 salaries reported
  1. Honolulu, HI
    $99,910 per year
    21 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $97,851 per year
    307 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $96,137 per year
    452 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $94,214 per year
    338 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $89,112 per year
    272 salaries reported
  3. Annapolis, MD
    $87,917 per year
    24 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 $95,554 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

Amo Realty
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Oxford Property Group
JPMorgan Chase & Co
The Scanlon Home 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

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Average $74,800 per year

Outside Sales Representative

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Average $79,630 per year

Customer Service Representative

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Average $17.75 per hour

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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 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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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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