Real Estate in California

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Schools Offering Real Estate Programs in California


Each year, roughly 0.1% of California students graduate with degrees in real estate. That means an estimated 504 real estate professionals graduate from California's 75 real estate schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Southern California, which was ranked 7th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in California that has a real estate program. It is located in Los Angeles. 60 students graduated with a degree in real estate from University of Southern California in 2010. Students at University of Southern California paid $41,022 per year in tuition fees.

University of San Diego, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in California that has a real estate program. It is located in San Diego. In 2010, University of San Diego graduated 44 students from its real estate program. University of San Diego charged in-state students $37,372 in tuition fees per year.

De Anza College, which is located in Cupertino, is the third-ranked school in California that has a real estate program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with degree in real estate from De Anza College in 2010. Tuition at De Anza College was $878 per year.

Cost

Real estate schools in California, charge students an average tuition of $2,168 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $41,022 per year, or as little as $624 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at California real estate schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $41,022 per year
  2. University of San Diego - located in San Diego, students are charged $37,372 per year
  3. Woodbury University - located in Burbank, students are charged $29,132 per year

The lowest tuition rates at California real estate schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. San Joaquin Delta College - located in Stockton, students are charged $624 per year
  2. Victor Valley College - located in Victorville, students are charged $634 per year
  3. Sacramento City College - located in Sacramento, students are charged $644 per year

A real estate degree from a California school... what next?

The California counties with the largest populations of real estate professional are:

  1. Los Angeles County - 11,090 real estate professionals
  2. San Diego County - 4,700 real estate professionals
  3. Orange County - 4,660 real estate professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of real estate professionals is expected to grow by 1% by 2018. There are projected to be 94,600 real estate professionals working in California then. Of these 94,600 real estate professionals, the government predicts that 30,400 will be realtors, 7,000 will be assessors, and 57,200 will be property managers.

Salary

On average, real estate professionals earn a salary of $67,203 per year in California state. However, California real estate professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,330 per year to more than $158,470 per year in 2010. On average real estate professional earn the most in the following California counties:

  1. Sutter County - $92,460 per year
  2. Marin County - $85,563 per year
  3. San Benito County - $74,660 per year

Real estate professionals in the following counties in California make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Fresno County - $41,750 per year
  2. Lassen County - $46,715 per year
  3. Butte County - $47,447 per year

On average, the highest paid real estate professionals in California were:

  1. Property Manager - $74,010 per year
  2. Assessor - $72,040 per year
  3. Realtor - $55,560 per year

On average, the lowest paid real estate professionals in California were:

  1. Assessor - $72,040 per year
  2. Realtor - $55,560 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in real estate in California and to compare salaries with various related fields such as property management or small business, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Real Estate in California
  • Bachelor's Degree in Real Estate in California
  • Master's Degree in Real Estate in California
  • Certificate in Real Estate in California

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 25,070 $74,010 -39.0%
2
Real Estate Sales Agents 12,270 $55,560 29.2%
3
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 5,010 $72,040 -16.4%
 

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