These Are The 10 Most Exciting Jobs For Former Real Estate Agents

We used our database of over 7 million resumes to determine which careers former real estate agents are entering now.

Chris Kolmarby Chris KolmarFormer Jobs, Rankings - 2 months ago

It’s tough to be a real estate agent nowadays, and more and more of them are losing confidence in their own profession.

While the amount of people majoring in courses preparing people for a job as a real estate agent isn’t necessarily dropping, fewer and fewer people are applying to become real estate agents in the first place and the workforce itself is looking grim.

With so many real estate agents no longer sticking around, this begs the question:

What are they all doing now?

We were curious, so we looked through the resumes of former real estate agents to see what kind of jobs they were moving into after leaving the field. There were thousands of answers, so we made the cutoff at the top 100 jobs.

The full list of those jobs can be found below.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten most common jobs for former real estate agents:

  1. Sales Associate
  2. Administrative Assistant
  3. Customer Service Representative
  4. Office Manager
  5. Sales Representative
  6. Account Executive
  7. Property Manager
  8. Owner
  9. Substitute Teacher
  10. Manager

These are all good jobs, all of them either utilizing some skill that a real estate agent would have or being a stepping stone to a different career.

Here’s the thing about these jobs though — as a list, they’re kind of boring as hell. They’re pretty much exactly what you’d expect a lot of former real estate agents to do.

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But given that there are some very surprising and interesting items on this list, we’ve decided to highlight a few of those instead.

Here are some of the most interesting jobs of former real estate agents:

  1. Sales Associate
  2. Administrative Assistant
  3. Customer Service Representative
  4. Office Manager
  5. Sales Representative
  6. Account Executive
  7. Property Manager
  8. Substitute Teacher
  9. Owner
  10. Manager

Some of these items are admittedly more attractive than one another as far as actually working the job goes, but one way or another, you’ve got to admit they’re eye-catching.

How We Determined the Most Common Jobs of Former Real Estate Agents

Using resume information from our database of over 7 million resumes, we looked at all resumes that listed real estate agent under their work history. Then we looked at which jobs showed up on their work histories following their stints as a real estate agent, sorting them by their most frequent.

That’s how we made the initial ranked list.

To make our list of most interesting jobs, we looked through the ranked list to see if any positions:

  • Showed up in fewer than 1% of all new jobs
  • And, were not part of the 100 most common jobs in our database

That’s all for how we did it — below you’ll find the full ranked list of the most common jobs of former real estate agents.

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Detailed Ranking of the Most Common Jobs of Former Real Estate Agents

Job Title Rank %
Sales Associate 1 1.68%
Administrative Assistant 2 1.57%
Customer Service Representative 3 1.28%
Office Manager 4 1.19%
Sales Representative 5 1.19%
Account Executive 6 0.96%
Property Manager 7 0.93%
Owner 8 0.91%
Substitute Teacher 9 0.91%
Manager 10 0.85%
Real Estate Broker 11 0.8%
Account Manager 12 0.69%
Teacher 13 0.65%
Assistant Manager 14 0.65%
General Manager 15 0.63%
Realtor 16 0.58%
Operations Manager 17 0.58%
Sales Manager 18 0.58%
Consultant 19 0.55%
Executive Assistant 20 0.52%
Project Manager 21 0.48%
Owner/Operator 22 0.48%
Store Manager 23 0.46%
Volunteer 24 0.44%
Business Developer 25 0.43%
Sales Consultant 26 0.43%
Leasing Consultant 27 0.43%
Server 28 0.42%
Insurance Agent 29 0.39%
Associate 30 0.37%
Broker 31 0.37%
Agent 32 0.36%
Specialist 33 0.36%
Registered Nurse 34 0.36%
Cashier 35 0.34%
Office Administrator 36 0.32%
Team Leader 37 0.32%
Marketing Director 38 0.3%
Supervisor 39 0.3%
Loan Officer 40 0.29%
Business Development Manager 41 0.29%
Internship 42 0.28%
Director Of Sales 43 0.27%
Recruiter 44 0.27%
Real Estate Consultant 45 0.27%
Sales Agent 46 0.25%
Business Manager 47 0.25%
Marketing Manager 48 0.25%
Office Assistant 49 0.24%
Sales/Marketing 50 0.24%
Driver 51 0.23%
Customer Service Associate 52 0.23%
Chief Executive Officer 53 0.23%
Coordinator 54 0.23%
Paralegal 55 0.22%
Sales Person 56 0.22%
Security Officer 57 0.22%
Marketing Consultant 58 0.2%
Owner/Manager 59 0.2%
Transaction Coordinator 60 0.2%
Inside Sales Representative 61 0.2%
Personal Banker 62 0.2%
Legal Assistant 63 0.2%
Bartender 64 0.19%
Licensed Practical Nurse 65 0.19%
Finance Advisor 66 0.19%
Customer Service Trainer 67 0.19%
Human Resources Coordinator 68 0.19%
Business Analyst 69 0.19%
Vice President 70 0.19%
President 71 0.18%
Principal 72 0.18%
Analyst 73 0.18%
Receptionist 74 0.18%
Instructor 75 0.18%
Asset Manager 76 0.18%
Sales Associate And Customer Service 77 0.17%
Tax Preparer 78 0.17%
Technical Support Specialist 79 0.17%
Project Coordinator 80 0.17%
Leasing Agent 81 0.17%
Associate Broker 82 0.17%
Business Owner 83 0.15%
Life Insurance Agent 84 0.15%
Operations Specialist 85 0.15%
Administrator 86 0.15%
Case Manager 87 0.15%
Territory Manager 88 0.15%
Certified Nursing Assistant 89 0.15%
Customer Service Agent 90 0.15%
Marketing Coordinator 91 0.14%
Real Estate Assistant 92 0.14%
Service Manager 93 0.14%
Communications Manager 94 0.14%
Director 95 0.14%
Accounting Assistant 96 0.14%
Assistant 97 0.14%
District Manager 98 0.14%
Bookkeeper 99 0.14%
Sales Specialist 100 0.14%

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