Quick Takeaways

  • Longer hours, more income
  • The experience an agent has the better
  • Having a certain niche will make you more profitable

Source: How Much Does the Average Real Estate Agent Make? (McKissock, Feb. 23, 2022)

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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