FAQ: How much money can I make as a real estate agent?
One of the best benefits of working as a real estate agent is that you have unlimited earning potential.
The more transactions you close, the more money you will make in commissions.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average real estate agent earns $50,300 each year, while the top 10% of real estate agents make over $110,000 per year.
However, these statistics include both part-time and full-time agents.
The National Association of Realtors reported that on average, real estate agents close 12 transactions per year. If the average commission earned on a transaction is $5,000, the average real estate agent earns around $60,000 per year.