RPM Career Development

There has never been a better time to consider a career in Residential Property Management (RPM). It is a growing industry with an ever-growing need for talented, creative and passionate individuals to lead and support it. Whatever path you choose, NAA Education Institute has the resources and connections to help you navigate it.

Career Paths

The average apartment community includes 254 units and employs at least six onsite staff members, including a community manager, assistant manager, leasing consultants and maintenance technicians.

RPM careers offer competitive salaries, great benefits, training opportunities and excellent room for growth as the industry typically promotes from within. Plus, the skills and experience gained working in an apartment community are easily transferrable to the thousands of RPM careers in communities throughout the country. 

Read more about your options:

Community Management Careers

Are you the cheer leader of the group, who loves meeting goals and keeps a close eye on your money? Check out career pathways from assistant to community manager.

Leasing Careers

If you enjoy helping people, appreciate the challenge of meeting or surpassing sales goals and would like executing a marketing plan, a career as a leasing consultant could be very rewarding.

Maintenance Careers

Whether you like helping people, enjoy getting your hands dirty, have a knack for fixing things or excel at teamwork, careers in maintenance offer all of this and more.

RPM Career Hub 

Find a career by searching your local NAA Affiliate Association job boards. Explore the opportunities across the US or in your neighborhood. With a few quick clicks you can: 

Visit RPMcareers.org 

Sometimes great candidates just need a chance to prove they’ve got what it takes. If you need help gaining access to the residential property management industry, then try out these steps to help get started on your job search. 

Job Search Your RPM Career

RPM Careers Week 

Once a year, NAAEI gets the word out to RPM prospects and job seekers everywhere about the joy and benefits of a career in Residential Property Management. It’s a great way to share your enthusiasm for this rewarding industry and digitally meet other professionals who share your story. 

Recognition is key!