Apartments and related housing are a popular type of residence for a variety of people from young adults attending college to older adults that no longer wish to live in a large home. Apartment leasing agents are trained workers that help renters find their desired apartment. Apartment leasing agents must have a high school diploma, but many employers prefer candidates with some postsecondary training and related work experience. Employment of apartment leasing agents is expected to grow about as fast as average for all professions, increasing 8% from 2008 to 2018. The growing population and increased demand for a variety of apartments will drive job growth.