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U.S. Real Estate Salaries

Key U.S. Salary Findings

$145,000

is the median salary in 2024 for real estate in the United States, with an average pay increase of $13,000 from 2023

Healthcare

asset classes pay the highest salary, though those in Industrial/Logistics are awarded the highest bonus

20.7%

is the gender pay gap in U.S. real estate when comparing median base salary by demographic

Average base salaries and bonus in the U.S.

by industry / profession and seniority (median)

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CFO, Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior / Executive MD-Level $ 258500
Controller / VP Finance / VP Finance Accounting $ 212500
Accounting Manager / Assistant Controller $ 130000
Senior Accountant (and/or CPA qualified) $ 92500
Accountant (Staff, Property, Project) $ 87000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 27500

C-Suite Level $ 317500
Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior / Executive MD-Level $ 275000
Director / Senior Director & VP-Level $ 165000
Senior Associate, Manager / Senior Manager & Associate Director-Level $ 120000
Associate Level $ 102500
Analyst Level $ 95000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 62500

C-Suite Level $ 250000
Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior / Executive MD-Level $ 200000
Director / Senior Director & VP-Level $ 120000
Senior Associate, Manager / Senior Manager & Associate Director-Level $ 115000
Associate Level $ 110000
Analyst Level $ 67835
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 15000

C-Suite Level $ 342500
Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior/Executive MD - Level $ 250000
Director / Senior Director & VP Level $ 150000
Senior Associate, Manager / Senior Manager & Associate Director Level $ 120000
Associate Level $ 100000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 34700

C-Suite Level $ 450000
Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior/Executive MD - Level $ 234500
Director / Senior Director & VP Level $ 165000
Senior Associate, Manager / Senior Manager & Associate Director Level $ 130000
Associate Level $ 95000
Analyst Level $ 50000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 12500

C-Suite Level $ 281000
Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior/Executive MD - Level $ 277500
Director / Senior Director & VP Level $ 165000
Senior Associate, Manager / Senior Manager & Associate Director Level $ 140000
Associate Level $ 100000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 50000

NET MEDIAN SALARY $ 130000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 75000

C-Suite Level $ 275000
Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior / Executive MD Level $ 255000
Director / Senior Director & VP Level $ 195000
Senior Associate, Manager / Senior Manager & Associate Director Level $ 137500
Associate Level $ 120000
Analyst Level $ 123600
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 41250

C-Suite Level $ 300000
Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior / Executive MD Level $ 250000
Director / Senior Director & VP Level $ 185000
Senior Associate, Manager / Senior Manager & Associate Director Level $ 127500
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 176000

C-Suite Level $ 500000
Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior / Executive MD Level $ 250000
Director / Senior Director & VP Level $ 195000
Senior Associate, Manager / Senior Manager & Associate Director Level $ 110000
Associate Level $ 90000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 200000

NET MEDIAN SALARY $ 165000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 100000

C-Suite Level $ 580000
Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior / Executive MD Level $ 250000
Director / Senior Director & VP Level $ 150000
Senior Associate, Manager / Senior Manager & Associate Director Level $ 142000
Associate Level $ 130000
Analyst Level $ 108000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 11000

Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior / Executive MD Level $ 200000
Director / Senior Director & VP Level $ 130000
Senior / Regional Manager $ 105000
Property / Community Manager Level $ 79700
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 52500

NET MEDIAN SALARY $ 145000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ NA

C-Suite Level $ 290000
Senior / Executive VP, MD & Senior / Executive MD Level $ 200000
Director / Senior Director & VP Level $ 130000
Senior Associate, Manager / Senior Manager & Associate Director Level $ 120000
Associate Level $ 110000
MEDIAN BONUS AWARDED $ 40000

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Average base salary and bonus, by state

New York awards the most in base salary and bonus, 38% higher than the U.S. average across real estate.

Average base salary and bonus, by asset class and employer type

Those who primarily work with healthcare assets earn 40% higher base salary than the net average.

Average salary and bonus, by seniority and demographic

The gender pay gap in real estate for the U.S. is at 20.7% for 2024

Reason for base salary change

Annual pay reviews remain the main reason for salary raises, though one-fifth received a raise to help cover cost of living/inflation. Those who moved to a new employer received the highest increase value at 28.4% on average.

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