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Real Estate Jobs and MBA Programs in Vermont
Those considering careers as real estate brokers can find education and job opportunities in Vermont. There are currently 90 jobs for real estate brokers in Vermont and that number is growing. A seven percent bump in the number of jobs is projected to put the figure at 530 by 2016. This is lower than the national growth trend for real estate brokers. National projections showing a rise of just 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.
Vermont, nicknamed the Green Mountain State, has seen its population grow 2.1 percent to 621,760 over the last decade. Montpelier is the state capital. In 2008, the total number of jobs was 434,917 and the average annual income in Vermont was $38,700, which is up from $37,735 the previous year. Unemployment increased to 6.9 percent in 2009, a jump of 2.4 percentage points from the previous year. The number of residents with a college degree is 29.4 percent, which is above the national average.
Computer product manufacturing, nonupholstered wood household furniture manufacturing, sporting goods merchant wholesalers and fixture manufacturing are the top employing fields in Vermont.
One of the many things Vermont is known for, Montpelier, is the largest producer of maple syrup in the U.S. Vermont has many unique characteristics, but one fun fact in particular is Montpelier, Vermont is the only U.S. state capital without a McDonalds.
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.