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It can be hard to find the perfect job after you graduate from college. Luckily for students who graduated with a real estate degree, we have got you covered. We found the jobs that most real estate majors prefer by examining millions of job listings and 12,951 real estate major resumes.

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Starting Salary
$87,000
Job openings
38,736
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Austin, TX;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Real estate brokers and sales agents help clients buy, sell, and rent properties. Although brokers and agents do similar work, brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Sales agents must work with a real estate broker.
Starting Salary
$26,000
Job openings
60,138
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Real estate brokers and sales agents help clients buy, sell, and rent properties. Although brokers and agents do similar work, brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Sales agents must work with a real estate broker.
Starting Salary
$55,000
Job openings
86,156
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
A business analyst is someone who analyzes an organization or business domain (real or hypothetical) and documents its business or processes or systems, assessing the business model or its integration with technology.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
11,004
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  Dallas, TX;  
Job Description:
Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. They make sure the property is well maintained, has a nice appearance, and preserves its resale or leasing value.
Starting Salary
$44,000
Job openings
38,344
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Boston, MA;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.
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Starting Salary
$54,000
Job openings
159,052
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$22,000
Job openings
24,883
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  Dallas, TX;  
Job Description:
Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. They make sure the property is well maintained, has a nice appearance, and preserves its resale or leasing value.
Starting Salary
$29,000
Job openings
9,603
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.
Starting Salary
$49,000
Job openings
93,038
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Miami, FL;  Orlando, FL;  
Job Description:
Real estate brokers and sales agents help clients buy, sell, and rent properties. Although brokers and agents do similar work, brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Sales agents must work with a real estate broker.
Starting Salary
$47,000
Job openings
81,578
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.
Starting Salary
$36,000
Job openings
137,656
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Account Executives are responsible for looking after the company's client as well as keeping the company-client relationships at a high standard. Their goal is to increase the amount of business a company does with those clients.
Starting Salary
$19,000
Job openings
216,945
Top Locations:
Orlando, FL;  Las Vegas, NV;  New York, NY;  
Job Description:
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents connect buyers and sellers in financial markets. They sell securities to individuals, advise companies in search of investors, and conduct trades.
Starting Salary
$27,000
Job openings
19,463
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Miami, FL;  
Job Description:
General office clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks, including answering telephones, typing documents, and filing records.
Starting Salary
$43,000
Job openings
24,345
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Real estate brokers and sales agents help clients buy, sell, and rent properties. Although brokers and agents do similar work, brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Sales agents must work with a real estate broker.
Starting Salary
$36,000
Job openings
126,194
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.
Starting Salary
$47,000
Job openings
24,225
Top Locations:
Detroit, MI;  Scottsdale, AZ;  Cleveland, OH;  
Job Description:
Loan officers evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of loan applications for people and businesses.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
40,733
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Austin, TX;  Las Vegas, NV;  
Job Description:
Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. They make sure the property is well maintained, has a nice appearance, and preserves its resale or leasing value.
Starting Salary
$21,000
Job openings
3,403
Top Locations:
Atlanta, GA;  Houston, TX;  Fargo, ND;  
Job Description:
Real estate brokers and sales agents help clients buy, sell, and rent properties. Although brokers and agents do similar work, brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Sales agents must work with a real estate broker.
Starting Salary
$26,000
Job openings
15,838
Top Locations:
San Antonio, TX;  Phoenix, AZ;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Bill and account collectors, sometimes called collectors, try to recover payment on overdue bills. They negotiate repayment plans with debtors and help them find solutions to make paying their overdue bills easier.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
5,948
Top Locations:
Las Vegas, NV;  San Diego, CA;  Denver, CO;  
Job Description:
Financial clerks do administrative work for many types of organizations. They keep records, help customers, and carry out financial transactions.
Starting Salary
$44,000
Job openings
16,586
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Los Angeles, CA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. They make sure the property is well maintained, has a nice appearance, and preserves its resale or leasing value.
Starting Salary
$28,000
Job openings
32,437
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.
Starting Salary
$20,000
Job openings
8,926
Top Locations:
Detroit, MI;  Aliquippa, PA;  Irvine, CA;  
Job Description:
Financial clerks do administrative work for many types of organizations. They keep records, help customers, and carry out financial transactions.
Starting Salary
$31,000
Job openings
10,949
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Austin, TX;  Las Vegas, NV;  
Job Description:
Real estate brokers and sales agents help clients buy, sell, and rent properties. Although brokers and agents do similar work, brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Sales agents must work with a real estate broker.
Starting Salary
$32,000
Job openings
43,620
Top Locations:
Jacksonville, FL;  Irvine, CA;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Loan officers evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of loan applications for people and businesses.
Starting Salary
$41,000
Job openings
17,710
Top Locations:
Washington, DC;  Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Contracts Specialists create and monitor contractual agreements between the organization they work for and materials or labor suppliers. They direct and coordinate the activities of workers engaged in formulating bid proposals.
Starting Salary
$46,000
Job openings
12,552
Top Locations:
Jacksonville, FL;  Charlotte, NC;  Dallas, TX;  
Job Description:
Insurance underwriters decide whether to provide insurance and under what terms. They evaluate insurance applications and determine coverage amounts and premiums.
Starting Salary
$21,000
Job openings
187,210
Top Locations:
Atlanta, GA;  Las Vegas, NV;  Charlotte, NC;  
Job Description:
Customer service representatives interact with customers to handle complaints, process orders, and provide information about an organization’s products and services.
Starting Salary
$22,000
Job openings
11,874
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Grand Rapids, MI;  
Job Description:
Quality control inspectors examine products and materials for defects or deviations from specifications.
Starting Salary
$47,000
Job openings
58,010
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Phoenix, AZ;  Saint Louis, MO;  
Job Description:
Personal financial advisors give financial advice to people. They help with investments, taxes, and insurance decisions.
Starting Salary
$41,000
Job openings
40,208
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.
Starting Salary
$30,000
Job openings
27,664
Top Locations:
Detroit, MI;  New York, NY;  Huntington Beach, CA;  
Job Description:
Appraisers and assessors of real estate provide an estimate of the value of land and the buildings on the land usually before it is sold, mortgaged, taxed, insured, or developed.
Starting Salary
$31,000
Job openings
1,900
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Fort Worth, TX;  Ludington, MI;  
Starting Salary
$30,000
Job openings
16,983
Top Locations:
Dallas, TX;  New York, NY;  San Diego, CA;  
Job Description:
Appraisers and assessors of real estate provide an estimate of the value of land and the buildings on the land usually before it is sold, mortgaged, taxed, insured, or developed.
Starting Salary
$51,000
Job openings
98,546
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$39,000
Job openings
15,444
Top Locations:
Phoenix, AZ;  Chicago, IL;  New York, NY;  
Job Description:
Career and technical education teachers instruct students in various technical and vocational subjects, such as auto repair, healthcare, and culinary arts. They teach academic and technical content to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter an occupation.
Starting Salary
$49,000
Job openings
53,133
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Top executives devise strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. They plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities of companies and organizations.
Starting Salary
$26,000
Job openings
36,227
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. They make sure the property is well maintained, has a nice appearance, and preserves its resale or leasing value.
Starting Salary
$39,000
Job openings
177,756
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.
Starting Salary
$26,000
Job openings
43,775
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Atlanta, GA;  
Starting Salary
$46,000
Job openings
12,692
Top Locations:
Jacksonville, FL;  Charlotte, NC;  Tampa, FL;  
Job Description:
Loan officers evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of loan applications for people and businesses.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
62,381
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
General office clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks, including answering telephones, typing documents, and filing records.
Starting Salary
$48,000
Job openings
35,851
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Arlington, VA;  
Job Description:
Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.
Starting Salary
$25,000
Job openings
13,513
Top Locations:
Chicago, IL;  Portland, OR;  Schaumburg, IL;  
Job Description:
Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations to use or resell. They evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review the quality of products.
Starting Salary
$28,000
Job openings
19,571
Top Locations:
Detroit, MI;  Danville, IL;  Charlotte, NC;  
Job Description:
Loan officers evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of loan applications for people and businesses.
Starting Salary
$34,000
Job openings
47,881
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Boca Raton, FL;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. They make sure the property is well maintained, has a nice appearance, and preserves its resale or leasing value.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
26,643
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Austin, TX;  Dallas, TX;  
Job Description:
Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. They make sure the property is well maintained, has a nice appearance, and preserves its resale or leasing value.
Starting Salary
$20,000
Job openings
192,579
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.
Starting Salary
$30,000
Job openings
48,310
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Boston, MA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$19,000
Job openings
73,694
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. They make sure the property is well maintained, has a nice appearance, and preserves its resale or leasing value.

Real Estate Major Jobs

Average Salary For a Real Estate Major

Depending on the industry that real estate majors work in, their salaries can vary significantly. In fact, we found that real estate majors who work in the technology industry have an average salary of $89,597, while those who work in the professional industry have an average salary of $51,196. If salary is the most important thing to you, then you should look for jobs in the technology industry.

1. Technology
$89,597
$54k
$110k
2. Real Estate
$81,923
$54k
$110k
3. Finance
$78,068
$54k
$110k
4. Manufacturing
$71,418
$54k
$110k
5. Retail
$69,671
$54k
$110k

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Updated July 15, 2020