ACC Business Area of Study

Business

Real Estate

An expertise in real estate gives you a number of paths to an exciting and lucrative career. This program provides the expert instruction that prepares you for a career in residential sales, commercial real estate, or property management. Upon completion, you’ll be ready to take the real estate broker or real estate licensing exam.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

    Plan, direct, or coordinate the selling, buying, leasing, or governance activities of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties. Includes managers of homeowner and condominium associations, rented or leased housing units, buildings, or land (including rights-of-way).

    Hourly Wage: $27.49

    Currently Employed: 2285

    Projections:

    2285 people are employed as Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers. This number is expected to increase by 6.74% over the next four years.

    Austin Community College MSA Map

  • Real Estate Brokers

    Operate real estate office, or work for commercial real estate firm, overseeing real estate transactions. Other duties usually include selling real estate or renting properties and arranging loans.

    Hourly Wage: $28.7

    Currently Employed: 827

    Projections:

    827 people are employed as Real Estate Brokers. This number is expected to increase by 1.81% over the next four years.

    Austin Community College MSA Map

  • 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. Includes agents who represent buyer.

    Hourly Wage: $24.47

    Currently Employed: 3717

    Projections:

    3717 people are employed as Real Estate Sales Agents. This number is expected to increase by 2.91% over the next four years.

    Austin Community College MSA Map

Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Applied Science

  • Real Estate Brokerage Licensing

Certificate Level 1

  • Real Estate Licensing

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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.