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NAAEI Apartment Jobs Snapshot April 2021

Total April Job Postings in Apartment Industry (1) 13,386

% of Real Estate Sector: 37.3

Top Job Titles   Number of Postings

Leasing Consultant

1,300

Maintenance Technician

976

Property Manager

714

Assistant Property Manager

521

Maintenance Supervisor

313

 

Job Postings by Major Category       

Property Management

3,730

Leasing

3,233

Maintenance

3,511

 

Top MSAs (2)     % Apartment Jobs of Total Real Estate Jobs

Kansas City

54.9%

Portland

52.7%

Dallas

52.5%

Virginia Beach

50.7%

San Antonio

50.0%

Time to Fill Top MSAs (3)

Virginia Beach

39.4

Kansas City

42.9

Dallas

46.7

Portland

48.4

San Antonio

49.5

Spotlight On: Property Manager/Community Manager  

Last 6 Months

MSA

Location Quotient (4)

Portland

2.2

Kansas City

2.1

Houston

1.8

Dallas

1.7

Austin

1.7

Market Salary 90th Percentile (5)                   $56,137

Market Salaries (90th Percentile) in MSAs with Highest Concentration of Demand

Austin

$55,928

Dallas

$55,887

Houston

$54,905

Portland

$50,983

Kansas City

$50,954

Top Specialized Skills      

  • Property Management
  • Budgeting
  • Yardi Software
  • Customer Service
  • Staff Management

Top Baseline Skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Organizational Skills
  • Microsoft Word

1 Based on job postings that include employer.

2 MSAs with 100 or more apartment job postings.

3 Based on historical information; weighted average based on positions with 100 or more postings.

4 Location quotients display concentrations of demand within MSAs. U.S-wide average demand equals 1.0; a location quotient of 1.5 indicates 50% higher demand than the US average.                         

5 Market salary is calculated using a machine learning model built off of millions of job postings every year, and accounting for adjustments based on locations, industry, skills, experience, education requirements, among other variables. Salaries in the 90th percentile are displayed due to the tightness of the labor market in the apartment sector. 

Source: NAA Research; Burning Glass Technologies;

Data as of April 30, 2021; Not Seasonally Adjusted