Property Manager

Property Manager

As a Property Manager, you will organise and manage the letting of commercial, residential or retail properties on behalf of their owners. You’ll liaise with tenants and owners, organise inspections and maintenance, and follow up unpaid rent.

Australian Property Managers earn an average salary of $59,964 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $59,964
salary range
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
11% by 2020
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Property Manager are:
NSW 30.9%
VIC 23.4%
QLD 24.1%

Key skills required

The top skills for a Property Manager are:
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Good presentation and a pleasant manner
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of the local area
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

A self-paced certificate course will get you started in the real estate industry and teach you key skills in property administration and marketing.

To become licensed as a Property Manager in your state, you can complete a Certificate IV (QLD and NSW) or a Certificate of Registration or Licensing Program (all states).

  • Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) (CPP40307)
  • QLD Real Estate Certificate of Registration Program
  • SA Registered Land Agents Licence Program
  • NSW Real Estate Certificate of Registration Program
  • Tasmania Real Estate Licensing Program
  • ACT Real Estate Licensing Program
  • VIC Real Estate Licensing Program 
  • WA Registration Program - Property Management
Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Take your career in property and real estate to the next level and qualify for managerial roles with a Diploma in Property Services (Agency Management).

Alternatively, hone your skills with a Bachelor of Property and Real Estate, and become a specialist in your chosen aspect of the real estate industry such as property development, valuation and sustainability consulting.

  • Bachelor of Property and Real Estate
  • Diploma of Property Services (Agency Management) (CPP50307)