Property Manager

Property Manager

As a Property Manager, you will organise and manage the letting of commercial, residential or retail properties on behalf of their owners. You’ll liaise with tenants and owners, organise inspections and maintenance, and follow up unpaid rent.

Australian Property Managers earn an average salary of $59,964 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $59,964
salary range
$53,392
$59,964
$66,579
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
11% by 2020
11%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Property Manager are:
NSW
NSW 30.9%
VIC
VIC 23.4%
QLD
QLD 24.1%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Property Manager are:
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Good presentation and a pleasant manner
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of the local area
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

A self-paced certificate course will get you started in the real estate industry and teach you key skills in property administration and marketing. To become licensed as a Property Manager in your state, you can complete a Certificate IV (QLD and NSW) or a Certificate of Registration or Licensing Program (all states).

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Take your career in property and real estate to the next level and qualify for managerial roles with a nationally recognised Diploma. Alternatively, hone your skills with a Bachelor degree and become a specialist in your chosen aspect of the real estate industry.