How Much Does A Realtor Make?

Realtors help home owners sell their homes to people who are interested in buying a home. This includes people who are first time home buyers, people who are looking to downsize and some people who are looking for a 2nd or 3rd home. A realtors job is to sell the house and make sure each party is happy. Here’s how much you can expect to make as a realtor.

Realtor Salary

Average Realtor Annual Salary

$70,290

The average annual salary for realtors is $70,290 a year. Salaries start at $28,260 a year and go up to $126,390 a year.

Average Realtor Hourly Wage

$33.79

The average hourly wage for a realtor is $33.79. Hourly wages were between $13.59 and $60.76 an hour.

Stats were based out of 180,290 employed realtors in the United States.

Does Your Pay Depend On Your Experience?

Executive Realtor

$126,390/year $60.76/hour

(Top 10% of Realtors)


Senior Realtor

$83,110/year $39.96/hour

(Top 25% of Realtors)


Mid Level Realtor

$57,040/year $27.42/hour

(Median)


Junior Realtor

$39,910/year $19.19/hour

(Bottom 25% of Realtors)


Entry Level Realtor

$28,260/year $13.59/hour

(Bottom 10% of Realtors)


Realtor Average Salary Comparison

Natural Sciences Managers
$136k / year
$65 / hour
Managers, All Other
$112k / year
$53 / hour
Medical and Health Services Managers
$109k / year
$52 / hour
Emergency Management Directors
$78k / year
$37 / hour
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$71k / year
$34 / hour
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
$70k / year
$33 / hour
Social and Community Service Managers
$70k / year
$34 / hour

Top 10 Highest Paying States For Realtors

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities For Realtors

Realtor Salary By State

Rank State Hourly Rate Annual Salary
#1 New York $55.66 $115,770
#2 Rhode Island $44.93 $93,460
#3 Colorado $42.81 $89,040
#4 Massachusetts $42.81 $89,030
#5 Virginia $42.02 $87,410
#6 Texas $41.87 $87,080
#7 Georgia $40.85 $84,960
#8 Maryland $40.43 $84,090
#9 Washington $39.95 $83,100
#10 New Hampshire $39.87 $82,930
#11 Pennsylvania $39.73 $82,640
#12 Oklahoma $39.24 $81,630
#13 Connecticut $38.04 $79,130
#14 New Jersey $37.66 $78,330
#15 District of Columbia $37.53 $78,060
#16 Alabama $36.78 $76,510
#17 California $36.40 $75,720
#18 North Carolina $35.68 $74,210
#19 Vermont $35.27 $73,350
#20 Alaska $33.60 $69,880
#21 Delaware $32.35 $67,280
#22 Oregon $32.22 $67,020
#23 Minnesota $31.59 $65,710
#24 Illinois $31.04 $64,560
#25 Ohio $30.68 $63,810
#26 Michigan $30.41 $63,260
#27 South Carolina $29.82 $62,030
#28 Hawaii $29.55 $61,460
#29 North Dakota $29.21 $60,750
#30 Nebraska $29.09 $60,520
#31 Arizona $29.02 $60,350
#32 Wisconsin $28.99 $60,290
#33 West Virginia $28.62 $59,520
#34 Wyoming $28.34 $58,950
#35 Florida $28.18 $58,620
#36 Kansas $27.81 $57,840
#37 Nevada $27.55 $57,310
#38 Virgin Islands $27.54 $57,280
#39 Puerto Rico $27.50 $57,210
#40 Maine $26.98 $56,130
#41 Kentucky $25.73 $53,520
#42 Tennessee $25.71 $53,480
#43 Guam $25.47 $52,980
#44 Indiana $25.14 $52,280
#45 New Mexico $24.83 $51,640
#46 Iowa $24.65 $51,270
#47 Montana $24.23 $50,390
#48 Utah $24.02 $49,970
#49 Missouri $22.93 $47,700
#50 Arkansas $20.57 $42,780
#51 Louisiana $20.36 $42,350
#52 Mississippi $19.30 $40,140
#53 South Dakota $17.69 $36,800
#54 Idaho $17.07 $35,500

Data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Career Spotlight: Realtor

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