Mortgage Broker

As a Mortgage Broker, you'll assist your clients by providing them with the most suitable loan solutions. You will be responsible for submitting and processing loans, assessing the financial situation of your clients, and providing advice throughout the process.

In order to become a Mortgage Broker, you'll require a strong residential lending background, the ability to build relationships with referral partners, and a good understanding of credit.

The average salary of a Mortgage Broker is $75,286 per annum.

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Average salary
$75,286 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$66,024 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$84,548 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 19% more Mortgage Brokers employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Mortgage Broker are:

  • NSW: 31.6%
  • VIC: 31.4%
  • QLD: 18.4%

Key skills required
  • Aptitude for numbers and calculations
  • Sound judgement
  • Perseverance and motivation
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication skills


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