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Career Development

There has never been a better time to consider a career in Residential Property Management (RPM). It is a growing industry that brings with it increased need for talented, creative and passionate individuals to lead and support it. Whatever path you choose, NAA Education Institute has the resources and connections to help you navigate it.

Career Paths

The average apartment community includes 254 units and employs at least six onsite staff members, including a community manager, assistant manager, leasing consultants and maintenance technicians.

RPM careers offer competitive salaries, great benefits, training opportunities and excellent room for growth as the industry typically promotes from within. Plus, the skills and experience gained working in an apartment community are easily transferrable to the thousands of RPM careers in communities throughout the country. 

Read more about your options:

Community Management Careers

Do you like motivating your team, meeting performance goals and analyzing financial information? Check out career pathways from assistant to community manager.

Leasing Careers

If you enjoy helping people, appreciate the challenge of meeting or surpassing sales goals and would like executing a marketing plan, a career as a leasing consultant could be very rewarding.

Maintenance Careers

Whether you like helping people, enjoy getting your hands dirty, have a knack for fixing things or excel at teamwork, careers in maintenance offer many possibilities.

Are You a Job Seeker?

NAAEI has developed a specialized website to help you find the right job in the right area for you. Take the career quiz to find out the career path that’s right for you, learn valuable tips and search for a position that matches your skill set or connect with an RPM Ambassador to network with a professional.

Visit RPMCareers.org

Searching for the perfect candidate? Post your job listing at RPMcareers.org/employers

RPM Careers Month

Once a year, NAAEI gets the word out to young people everywhere about the opportunities and benefits of a career in Residential Property Management. It’s a great way to share your enthusiasm for this rewarding industry.

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