Quick Takeaways

  • More experience leads to more income
  • The biggest income jump happens after one year
  • A mentor can provide tips for increasing income

Source: Study: Real Estate Income Doubles After Your First Year (So Hang In There) (McKissock, May 26, 2021)

The 2021 NAR Member Profile contains detailed income information by experience, brokerage role, hours worked and much more.

Broker income in 1949 was $10,00, according to NAR’s first all-member survey.

Others sources of agent income include Glassdoor, U.S. News & World Report and McKissock. VanEd research shows that agents in New York have the highest income of $93,100, with Illinois agents with the lowest income of $30,270.

Get more insights from the list of salary websites, including commercial agent income and the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook, which is regularly updated.

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