Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Agents are responsible for selling, leasing and managing commercial and private properties as well as brokering the buying and selling of businesses.

To be a Real Estate Agent, you’ll need to meet the training and qualification requirements to apply for a Real Estate Agent Licence for your state.

A Real Estate Agent earns an average salary of $66,819 per annum.

Average salary
$66,819 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$58,787 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$74,850 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 11% more Real Estate Agents employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Real Estate Agent are:

  • NSW: 34.6%
  • QLD 24.3%
  • VIC: 22.4%

Key skills required
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Good presentation
  • Able to network effectively
  • Able to work without direct supervision
  • Strong sales focus
  • Good organisation skills
  • Attention to detail


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