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Real Estate Sales
Employment Information

Wages

Median wages were $19.79/hour in Washington state and $19.14/hour nationally in 2013.

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 constantly travel to and from properties by car.

Employment Outlook

In Washington state, an increase in jobs of 14 percent is predicted for 2012 through 2022, with an increase nationally of 11 percent.