Turn your natural organisational and management skills into an exciting new career by studying a property management course.
After completing a property management course, you’ll likely work as a property manager. Property managers manage and monitor all aspects of the property management process, from managing applications for tenancies, to collecting rent and assisting tenants with enquiries and issues, to pursuing evacuations if necessary.
You can expect to perform tasks such as:
After completing a property management course, you may seek employment as a:
You’ll thrive working in property management if you:
According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook, the property sector is large and growing. Employing approximately 88,900 people, the sector has grown consistently since 2005, with very high growth over the past two years, and Job Outlook predicts that trend will continue until at least 2020. Job Outlook predicts approximately 10,000 new real estate professionals will be needed by 2020, indicating the broad availability of roles in the sector across Australia, and the relative security of employment in property management roles.
According to PayScale, property managers can expect to earn between $38,000 and $70,000 per year, with an average salary of approximately $49,000 per year. Up to half of a property manager’s salary may come from bonuses and commissions, in addition to a base salary.
PayScale notes that while earning capacity increases in line with experience, entry-level property managers can expect to command a competitive salary, with managers who have fewer than five years of experience earning on average $45,000 per year. Property managers with 20 years or more of experience earn on average approximately $57,000 per year.