Here's How Much Real Estate Agents Really Make 

If you’re considering starting a new career as a real estate agent, you’re probably wondering, “How much do real estate agents make?

We will explain how much real agents make and what other factors to consider. I’ll also cover the steps needed to become a real estate agent.

Real estate agents earn money when they sell a real estate property, such as a  house, and receive a commission for it.

How Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

Real estate agents only get paid when a seller transfers their property ownership to the buyer. Real estate professionals refer to this transaction as closing.

When Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

The average real estate wage for real estate agents ranges from $42,000 to $49,000 annually, according to the following reports:

How Much Do Real Estate Agents Make?

The U.S. of Labor Statistics shows that the median annual wage for real estate agents is $48,930 (May 2019).

The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) reported a gross median income earned from real estate activities of $49,700 (2019).

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