Career Center

Build your career in a growing industry that's in need of talented professionals.

Career Center

There has never been a better time to consider a career in the apartment industry. 

It is a growing industry that brings with it increased need for talented, creative and passionate individuals to lead and support it. It’s a robust, dynamic and highly professional field, dedicated to helping people choose and enjoy the housing lifestyle that’s right for them.

Why consider an apartment career?

The average apartment community employs six on-site staff members, including a manager and assistant manager, leasing consultants and maintenance technicians. Apartment careers offer competitive salaries and great benefits, as well as training opportunities and excellent room for growth because the apartment industry has a history of promoting from within. And unlike many occupations, careers in the apartment industry are portable; the skills and experience gained working in an apartment community can easily be transferred to another community in another city. Check out this infographic that explains the benefits of choosing a career in the apartment industry.

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Learn more about Apartment Careers and our career development offerings:

  • Partnerships: NAAEI partners with several career development organizations, such as DECA. 
  • College and University Programs: Residential Property Management (RPM) is a major, minor and concentration that is offered by various colleges and universities, both in the classroom and online. 
  • Military Spouse Program: Several NAAEI designation programs are approved for the MyCAA pogram. 
  • Designation Programs: Earn one of the designations offered through NAAEI.