Real Estate Sales Agents


Rent, buy, or sell property for clients. Perform duties, such as study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts. Include agents who represent buyer.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Real Estate Agents And Managers
  2. Real Estate Operators And Lessors
  3. Residential Building Construction

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 1,690 18.45 8.66 23.34 38,370 18,020 48,550
Joplin MSA 30 11.79 9.55 12.90 24,510 19,870 26,840
St Louis MSA 760 21.30 9.45 27.23 44,300 19,650 56,630
Kansas City* 370 18.20 9.11 22.74 37,857 18,954 47,309
Ozark Region* 380 13.82 7.88 16.79 28,742 16,394 34,916
Southwest Region* 30 11.79 9.55 12.90 24,513 19,867 26,837
St. Charles* 60 16.68 7.99 21.03 34,697 16,622 43,734
St. Louis County* 540 20.98 10.01 26.47 43,647 20,815 55,063

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 4,330 4,680 350 8.08 110 Outstanding
Kansas City MSA 1,820 2,000 180 9.89 50 Outstanding
St Louis MSA 1,370 1,450 80 5.84 32 Good
Central Region* 340 370 30 8.82 9 Good
Northeast Region* 110 120 10 9.09 3 Good
Northwest Region* 150 160 10 6.67 3 Good
Ozark Region* 820 890 70 8.54 21 Great
Southwest Region* 120 120 .00 2 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Vocational training in one of the following
Real Estate