Real Estate Clerks
Real estate clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks that help real estate-related businesses, such as realtors and construction firms, run smoothly. Approximately 110,900 clerks are employed in the offices of real estate agents and brokers in the United States.
Minimum Education Level
Salaries for real estate clerks vary depending on the size and geographic location of the company and the skills of the worker. Some new clerks may only earn minimum wage ($7.25 an hour, or $15,080 annually) until they gain experience. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that clerks who are employed in the offices of real estate agents and brokers earned mean annual salaries of $36,030 in May ...
Most real estate clerks work an average of 37 to 40 hours per week. Clerks in the real estate industry may work evenings and weekends, as much of the business conducted in this field occurs during nontraditional business hours. Although clerks perform a variety of tasks, the job itself can be fairly routine and repetitive. Clerks often interact with accountants, real estate agents, and other of...
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that employment for general office clerks, including those who work in the real estate industry, is expected to decline 4 percent through 2028 because of technology use. Although the real estate market is closely aligned with broader economic conditions, which had been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, there will still be jobs available for re...