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Best states for a Real Estate Agent

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Do you wonder which states in the U.S. are the best for Real Estate Agents?

If so, we have the full list of best to worst states for Real Estate Agent jobs for you to check out and see if you think it's time to move and start new.

Why move?

Because not all states fare the same when it come to job opportunity and pay.

Although there are abundant Real Estate Agent jobs in America, a large number of them are in the South.

New York is the best state in the country for Real Estate Agent jobs, and Alaska has the second-highest median salary in the country.

In order to get you the best states for Real Estate Agents, we looked at our data on jobs and wages -- specifically the average annual wage and the number of available jobs per capita.

We found that New York is the best state for Real Estate Agent jobs, whereas New Jersey is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Real Estate Agents in 2019

  1. New York
  2. Alabama
  3. Tennessee
  4. Alaska
  5. Indiana
  6. California
  7. Washington
  8. Ohio
  9. Rhode Island
  10. Pennsylvania
  • (465 jobs)
  • (285 jobs)
  • (376 jobs)
  • (9 jobs)
  • (208 jobs)
  • (1,088 jobs)
  • (382 jobs)
  • (200 jobs)
  • (18 jobs)
  • (372 jobs)

We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Real Estate Agent positions.

In order to rank the states, we needed to figure out not just where the jobs are located, but we also needed to establish how much these jobs paid.

We also have the current list of job openings for Real Estate Agents available below.

Ready to check out the list? See below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Real Estate Agents in 2019

1. New York

Total Real Estate Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
465 $154,696 $94,000 $254,000 1.14
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Real Estate Agent Jobs in New York

2. Alabama

Total Real Estate Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
285 $100,000 $79,000 $125,000 3.09
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Real Estate Agent Jobs in Alabama

3. Tennessee

Total Real Estate Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
376 $100,000 $87,000 $114,000 2.69
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Real Estate Agent Jobs in Tennessee

4. Alaska

Total Real Estate Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
9 $117,499 $71,000 $192,000 0.64
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Real Estate Agent Jobs in Alaska

5. Indiana

Total Real Estate Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
208 $100,000 $87,000 $114,000 1.37
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Real Estate Agent Jobs in Indiana

6. California

Total Real Estate Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,088 $100,000 $80,000 $124,000 1.09
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Real Estate Agent Jobs in California

7. Washington

Total Real Estate Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
382 $84,882 $51,000 $139,000 1.69
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Real Estate Agent Jobs in Washington

8. Ohio

Total Real Estate Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
200 $100,000 $80,000 $124,000 0.7
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Real Estate Agent Jobs in Ohio

9. Rhode Island

Total Real Estate Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
18 $102,540 $62,000 $167,000 0.66
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Real Estate Agent Jobs in Rhode Island

10. Pennsylvania

Total Real Estate Agent Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
372 $100,000 $88,000 $113,000 1.08
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Real Estate Agent Jobs in Pennsylvania

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Real Estate Agent

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Real Estate Agent

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