Real Estate Clerks

Real Estate Clerk Assists Couple with Paperwork

Real estate clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks that help real estate-related businesses, such as realtors and construction firms, run smoothly. Approximately 34,800 clerks are employed in the offices of real estate agents and brokers in the United States.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Billing Clerks, Bookkeeping Clerks, File Clerks
Duties Perform a variety of clerical tasks such as filing, data entry, and billing
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $50,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist in all regions
Minimum Education Level
  • High School Diploma
School Subjects
  • Business
  • English
  • Mathematics
Experience None required
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Helpful
  • Organized
  • Interpersonal
  • Math
  • Organizational
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Secretary, or Receptionist, or Clerk Supervisor
  • Clerk
  • Clerk Trainee

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