Most sectors of the U.S. economy continue to show sluggish rates of employment growth, but according to the nonprofit National Apartment Association Education Institute, the prospect of employment growth in the apartment industry is strong. Moreover, the demand for employees in the sector is expected to increase as more Americans opt to rent apartments.
Currently the multifamily housing industry employs more than 1 million people, besides the thousands working in industries that provide products and services to apartment properties, according to the association. Large national apartment management companies may hire as many as 2,000 new employees in any given year. These employees often come from a variety of college backgrounds, including business, marketing, communications or facilities maintenance.
Managing apartment communities requires a group of employees performing a variety of functions such as management, customer service, accounting, business analysis and preventive maintenance. A recent search of job postings on ApartmentCareers.com by the association highlighted open positions for an accountant, webmaster, maintenance technician, housekeeper and regional marketing director.
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