Real Estate Agent Salary in the US

$49,700
per year
per month
$4,140
per month
per year
Bonus
$5,400/year
Commission
$38,250/year
Bonus
$450/month
Commission
$3,190/month

Real Estate Agent - Average Salary

The average salary for a Real Estate Agent is $49,700 per year ($4,140 per month), which is $3,790 (-7%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
A Real Estate Agent can expect an average starting salary of $27,500. The highest salaries can exceed $106,280.
$27,500
Low
$49,700
Average salary
$106,280
High
$2,290
Low
$4,140
Average salary
$8,860
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus and commission.
$1,000
$168,600
$338,280
Salary$27,500 - 106,280
Bonus$1,000 - 26,500
Commission$2,000 - 205,500
Total Pay$30,500 - 338,280
$80
$14,060
$28,190
Salary$2,290 - 8,860
Bonus$80 - 2,210
Commission$170 - 17,120
Total Pay$2,540 - 28,190

Real Estate Agent Salary Range

Low
$27,500
Average salary
$49,700
Senior
$69,570
High
$106,280
Low
$2,290
Average salary
$4,140
Senior
$5,800
High
$8,860
Among Real Estate Agents in the U.S., Part time Real Estate Agents have the lowest salaries, while Commercial Real Estate Agents and Luxury Real Estate Agents enjoy the highest salaries.

Real Estate Agent - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Luxury Real Estate Agent$63K/year
+26% 
Commercial Real Estate Agent$58K/year
+16% 
Part time Real Estate Agent$32K/year
 -36%

Real Estate Agent - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Real Estate Agent with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $42,550 per year. A mid level Real Estate Agent with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $48,730, while a Senior Real Estate Agent with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $65,250. Real Estate Agents with more than 20 years of experience earn $74,310 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Real Estate Agent

Late Career▲ +50%
Senior▲ +31%
Average Salary$49,700/year
Mid Level▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -14%

Gender Breakdown

Female
46%
Male
54%

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Real Estate Agent - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Real Estate Agent jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Real Estate Agent

How much does a Real Estate Agent make in the US?
A Real Estate Agent in the US earns an average of $49,700 gross per year, which is about $4,140 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Real Estate Agent updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Real Estate Agent in the US?
The starting salary of a Real Estate Agent in the US is around $27,500 gross per year. Part time Real Estate Agents usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Real Estate Agent in the US?
The highest salary of a Real Estate Agent in the US can reach and exceed $106,280 gross per year. Commercial Real Estate Agents and Luxury Real Estate Agents usually have the highest salaries.
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