How Much do Property Manager Make in Arkansas? (helpful charts and figures)


Property Manager Career

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Property managers in Arkansas make an average annual income of $56,190. It typically range between $31,740 and $61,760. Top 10% of high-earning property managers are making over $87,600 per year. (*) Your earning as a property manager would depend on your skills, knowledge and experience in managing the properties. The type and number of real estate in your managing portfolio may also affect your compensation.

At the beginning phase of your property management career, you could be working as an assistant for a property manager. So your earning could be limited at that time.

But once you have developed the necessary skillset and demonstrated your ability to work independently, there should be a significant improvement to your earning.

In this guide, I will uncover the compensation model of property managers in Arkansas, whether being a commercial or residential agent affects the income, and what you can do to increase the earning potential.

(*) Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2020)

How do Property Managers in Arkansas Get Compensated?

Property managers in Arkansas are paid with a salary or hourly wage. In addition to the base salary, some companies offer a year-end bonus, 401K contribution, disability insurance, healthcare, pension, and time-off benefits to their employed property managers.

I just saw several property manager job postings online. In addition to the above compensation, some are offering ongoing education and development training, and employee discounts on wellness initiatives.

Here’s a page with a job search engine. You may check whether there is any opening position in your area.

How much do Property Manager Assistants Make in Arkansas?

At the beginning phase of your property management career, you could be working as an assistant for a property manager, assisting the different aspects of day-to-day operations. Since you are still in the learning stage, your earning could be relatively lower.

The average annual salary of a Property Manager Assistant in Arkansas is $30,642. The top 3% of the assistants are earning a higher income of between $43,180 – $45,823. (+)

But once you have developed the necessary skillset and demonstrated your ability to work independently, there should be a significant improvement to your earning.

(+) ZipRecruiter.com (July 2021)

How Much do Residential Property Managers Make in Arkansas?

A residential property manager is responsible for the upkeep of a residence or buildings such as apartments, condos, and other residential properties. They are often required to perform tasks like finding new tenants, interviewing them, inspecting their current living situation to determine if they meet the requirements of the lease agreement.

The average annual salary of a Residential Property Manager in Arkansas is $42,813. Some are earning a low $18,947 per year, which could be a part-time position. Most residential property managers earn between $31,724 to $51,992. The top earners are making between $63,008 to $67,414. (+)

(+) ZipRecruiter.com (Aug 2021)

How Much do Commercial Property Managers Make in Arkansas?

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A commercial property manager oversees real estate such as shopping malls, hotels, office space, retail units, and industrial buildings. Your role may include filling the property with quality tenants, collecting rents, and facilitates repairs or other concerns that renters may have.

The average annual salary of a Commercial Property Manager in Arkansas is $56,727. The starting salary is $29,962 while most commercial property managers earn between $44,502 to $66,533. The top 2% are high-income earners making between $82,836 – $88,123. (+)

On average speaking, commercial property managers earn $13,914 more than residential property managers in Arkansas. Therefore, if you are interested in managing commercial properties, this could be the blue ocean for your career.

(+) ZipRecruiter.com (Aug 2021)

Here’s salary guide you may be interested. In there, you’ll find the income figures for residential and commercial property managers. What makes one earn more than others? How do education, experience, and certification play a factor in earning?

What can you do to increase your income as a property manager in Arkansas?

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1) Fulfill the necessary licensing requirement

Although there are certain activities you may perform as an unlicensed assistant, the duties you can do are very limited. If you want to move up in the field, it is essential to get a real estate license.

Once you get the license, you may work under a licensed firm in providing key components of property management. For example, rent, list, negotiate property rental agreement, rents collection.

Here’s a guide on obtaining a real estate license to become a property manager in Arkansas

2) Go through advanced property management education

Property managers are constantly tasked with new responsibilities and challenges. With the rise of online rental applications, environmental health and safety requirements, it’s important for property managers to be up-to-date on what their renters are looking for in a home.

You may also consider taking the following courses to equip yourself with the property management knowledge. They are offered by Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). IREM is an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®.

Even though they are not part of the pre-license education requirement, your enhanced knowledge will help to set you apart from other candidates in the job search.

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Reference:

  • ZipRecruiter
    • Property Manager Salary in Arkansas (source)
    • Residential Property Manager Salary in Arkansas (source)
    • Commercial Property Manager Salary in Arkansas (source)
    • Property Manager Assistant Salary in Arkansas (source)
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics – Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers (source)
  • Salary.com – Property Manager in Arkansas (source)

Jacob Coleman

Jacob is a content writer and a real estate investor. He has experience working with different real estate professionals throughout the years. (i.e., appraisers, real estate agents, property managers, home inspectors.) In order to build a career you love, Jacob believes not only you need a thorough understanding about the profession, but you also have to find out what type of jobs could match your personality, lifestyle and expectation.

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