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Highest Paying States for Real Estate Brokers

The highest paying states for real estate brokers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of real estate brokers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $95,080, Massachusetts is the highest paying state for real estate brokers. It is followed by Ohio (average annual salary $83,020). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of real estate brokers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Real Estate Brokers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Massachusetts
$95,080
$43,540 940
2 Ohio
$83,020
$18,830 720
3 Connecticut
$82,290
$46,140 140
4 Virginia
$76,330
$29,430 1,680
5 New Jersey
$73,710
$33,240 480
6 Alaska
$71,510
$53,180 110
7 Minnesota
$70,870
$33,970 450
8 Hawaii
$70,160
$19,550 270
9 New York
$69,820
$40,620 1,890
10 Texas
$69,400
$26,210 2,290
11 New Hampshire
$67,840
$44,470 170
12 Tennessee
$66,760
$32,380 450
13 Maryland
$65,980
$39,680 830
14 Rhode Island
$63,330
$43,410 70
15 District of Columbia
$63,240
$33,300 170
16 North Dakota
$62,900
$29,060 40
17 Georgia
$62,870
$32,110 580
18 Indiana
$62,720
$30,340 600
19 Nevada
$61,060
$32,710 220
20 Pennsylvania
$60,200
$19,480 960
21 South Carolina
$57,770
$37,900 1,130
22 Wisconsin
$57,150
$36,760 340
23 Washington
$57,100
$34,360 570
24 Nebraska
$56,610
$28,340 210
25 Utah
$56,570
$36,720 270
26 California
$56,110
$23,390 5,570
27 Alabama
$55,850
$23,370 180
28 Michigan
$55,510
$26,560 670
29 Oregon
$55,410
$31,200 1,120
30 Florida
$54,300
$27,040 3,180
31 Kansas
$52,830
$17,550 150
32 Louisiana
$52,820
$27,290 190
33 Illinois
$52,690
$18,980 2,590
34 New Mexico
$52,260
$34,520 110
35 Maine
$51,180
$26,110 220
36 Vermont
$49,860
$20,810 70
37 Delaware
$49,590
$40,730 70
38 Arizona
$49,520
$26,850 1,580
39 Missouri
$49,010
$18,060 1,050
40 Arkansas
$47,180
$19,160 140
41 Colorado
$46,530
$19,880 2,260
42 Wyoming
$42,080
$22,560 50
43 Mississippi
$40,400
$25,000 140
44 South Dakota
$39,680
$33,260 50
45 Idaho
$39,600
$23,030 160
46 Iowa
$39,440
$17,980 90
47 North Carolina
$39,260
$20,260 4,760
48 Puerto Rico
$38,900
$23,870 60
49 Montana
$36,210
$20,110 180
50 West Virginia
$28,630
$19,230 80
51 Kentucky
$25,360
$16,490 90
52 Oklahoma
$24,110
$17,000 300
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