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Real Estate Jobs and MBA Programs in Pennsylvania
Real estate brokers can find success in Pennsylvania as the state has plenty of educational and employment prospects. Figures show 1,120 jobs for real estate brokers in Pennsylvania and according to national projections, the job pool will rise by eight percent over the next 10 years. 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.
Pennsylvania, nicknamed the Keystone State, has seen its population grow 2.6 percent to 12,604,767 over the last decade. The state capital is Harrisburg. In 2008, the total number of jobs was 7,407,409 and the average annual income in Pennsylvania was $39,762, which is up from $38,738 the previous year. Unemployment increased to 8.1 percent in 2009, a jump of 2.8 percentage points from the previous year. The number of residents with a college degree is 22.4 percent, which is under the national average.
The top employing fields in Pennsylvania include railroad rolling stock manufacturing, women's' cut apparel manufacturing, community care facilities for the elderly and women's' cut other outerwear manufacturing.
One of the many things Pennsylvania is known for, Fairmount Park in Philadelphia is the largest city park with over 8,000 acres. Pennsylvania has many unique characteristics, but one fun fact in particular is Pennsylvania is the only original colony not bordered by the Atlantic Ocean.
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.