Economists' Outlook

Housing stats and analysis from NAR's research experts.

REALTOR® Income Distribution

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    It has been a very tough market and business environment in the past three years.
  • Even so, roughly 15 percent — which translates into 150,000 REALTOR® members — earned a six-figure annual gross income.
  • However, there are a vast number who made less than $25,000.
  • The real estate business, as with most any business, apparently follows the 80/20 rule: 80 percent of the business gets done by 20 percent of the people.
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