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William, the President, CEO, and Broker at his real estate agency, describes what he loves most about his job, its challenges, and the steps and decisions all the way that got him here. He advises: education is key - the more you put into it, the more you'll get out of life.

Degree: Hospitality Administration/Management
Job Title: President / CEO / Real Estate Broker

Job Summary: Real Estate Brokers

Job Description

Real estate brokers and sales agents help clients buy, sell, and rent properties. Brokers and agents do the same type of work, but brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Sales agents must work with a broker.

On-the-Job Training

Moderate term on-the-job training

Additional Info

To get a broker’s license in most states, real estate brokers must have experience working as a licensed sales agent. Requirements vary by state, but most require 1 to 3 years of experience.

Certification Requirement
Every state requires a license in order to be a real estate broker.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$25,000 - $175,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
9 to 13 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Flexible, Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Networking, People skills, Problem solving skills, Public speaking ability

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