Real Estate Careers
Employment Information


Agents and Brokers mean hourly wages were $28.65 – $39.49 in Washington state and $28.67 - $36.50 nationally in 2017.

Working conditions

Most realtors are self-employed. They often work evenings and weekends and are on call to suit clients. There is a high level of social contact. Work occurs indoors and outdoors, and realtors must routinely travel to and from properties by car or public transportation.

Employment Outlook

The job outlook for this field is growing at 6%, as fast as average nationally. In Washington State, an increase in jobs of 6 percent is predicted for 2014 through 2024, with an increase nationally of 5% percent.