Real Estate License

We asked 3796 job seekers about their Real Estate License. This is what they told us:

  • 42% of job seekers said "changing careers" was the biggest reason for earning their Real Estate License
  • 85% said earning their Real Estate License helped them make more money
  • 82% said earning their Real Estate License helped them get a job
  • 91% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Real Estate License

What are people saying about getting a Real Estate License?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 3,783 responses

85% said earning their Real Estate License helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 3,782 responses

82% said earning their Real Estate License helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 3,783 responses

91% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Real Estate License

Why did you decide to earn your Real Estate License?

Based on 3,796 responses

Required for my current job
31%
Make more money
41%
Changing careers
42%
Get an edge over other candidates
10%
Help my career progression
41%
Other
13%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 2,921 responses

Realtor View jobs
30%
Real Estate Agent View jobs
29%
Realtor Associate View jobs
7%
Real Estate Associate View jobs
5%
Property Manager View jobs
3%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Real Estate License?

2,622 people answered

“I knew that getting a job in this industry requires this license.”

July 19, 2019

“Because my dad was a broker I was well informed.”

July 19, 2019

“That in order to be a property investor you don't need this certification”

July 19, 2019

“I wish I had researched more brokerages before choosing which to sign with.”

July 19, 2019

“Many costs associated with membership.”

July 19, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Real Estate License?

2,789 people answered

“If real estate is your thing, then I would pursue this license.”

July 19, 2019

“Real Estate can be an exciting career field to get into but it is also challenging. You are competing all the time and expected to be available 24/7.”

July 19, 2019

“Take the real estates classes and study”

July 19, 2019

“Test requires a lot of studying. Well worth it though.”

July 19, 2019

“Have your book of business ready so the costs will not deter advancement.”

July 19, 2019
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