Real Estate Agent

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 $86,013 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $86,013
salary range
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
11% by 2020
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Real Estate Agent are:
NSW 30.9%
VIC 23.4%
QLD 24.1%

A day in the life of a Real Estate Agent

Key skills required

The top skills for a Real Estate Agent are:
  • 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
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Learn the ins and outs of the real estate business with a nationally recognised Certificate.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

If you're looking to branch out in the world of real estate, a diploma or bachelor degree will provide you with the opportunities and skills you'll need to get ahead.

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