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Real Estate Jobs and MBA Programs in Oregon
Oregon is a great place to settle for real estate brokers as there are many educational and employment prospects. In Oregon, there are currently 1,060 jobs for real estate brokers and this is projected to grow by eight percent to 3,300 jobs by 2016. This growth is similar to the national trend for real estate brokers, which sees the job pool increasing by the same percentage. Real estate brokers operate real estate offices, or work for commercial real estate firms, overseeing real estate transactions.
Nationally, their income is $37 hourly or $77,000 per year on average.
Nicknamed the Beaver State, Oregon is home to 3,825,657 people. It has grown by 11.8 percent in the last 10 years. Salem is the state capital. There were 2,339,488 total jobs in 2008 and workers in Oregon earned more than the previous year with an average annual income of $36,365, up from $35,737. The unemployment rate in Oregon was 11.1 percent in 2009. It went up by 4.6 percentage points since the previous year. The number of residents with a college degree is 25.1 percent. This is below the national average.
Wood product manufacturing, lumber construction materials merchant wholesalers, wood panel merchant wholesalers and footwear merchant wholesalers are the top employing fields in Oregon.
Oregon is known for having important landmarks. At 329 feet the Coast Douglas-Fir in Oregon is considered the tallest tree in the state. One of the many things Oregon is known for, in 1880 a sea cave was discovered near what is now known as Florence. Sea Lion Caves is known to be the largest sea cave in the world.
Real estate brokers operate real estate offices, or work for commercial real estate firms, overseeing real estate transactions.
They regularly sell, for a fee, real estate owned by others and maintain knowledge of real estate law, local economies, fair housing laws.
They are required to negotiate with others and try to resolve differences. Also, they must manage and maintain budgets and other financial resources.
Real estate brokers should be able to articulate ideas and problems and listen to and understand others in meetings.
In order to be successful in the workplace, real estate brokers must be thorough and dependable and be reliable.