Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

Appraise real property and estimate its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
60,210 2.3 % $27.42 $57,040 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.74 $17.63 $24.53 $34.58 $45.21
Annual Wage (2) $26,510 $36,680 $51,030 $71,920 $94,030


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Activities Related to Real Estate 24,490 4.15 $29.02 $60,370
Local Government (OES Designation) 24,080 0.44 $24.46 $50,870
State Government (OES Designation) 2,550 0.12 $26.30 $54,710
Depository Credit Intermediation 1,560 0.09 $32.57 $67,740
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,480 0.25 $32.27 $67,110

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Activities Related to Real Estate 24,490 4.15 $29.02 $60,370
Local Government (OES Designation) 24,080 0.44 $24.46 $50,870
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers 840 0.31 $23.10 $48,050
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,480 0.25 $32.27 $67,110
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 790 0.13 $26.41 $54,920

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 30 (7) $46.75 $97,240
Lessors of Real Estate (8) (8) $42.51 $88,420
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 680 0.03 $41.38 $86,080
Other Financial Investment Activities 370 0.09 $38.43 $79,930
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 500 0.04 $35.66 $74,160


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 5,670 0.39 0.85 $33.77 $70,240
Texas 5,320 0.49 1.07 $30.34 $63,110
Florida 4,430 0.59 1.31 $27.02 $56,200
New York 3,180 0.37 0.81 $32.38 $67,350
Georgia 2,390 0.62 1.36 $22.02 $45,800




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 240 0.86 1.89 $23.79 $49,480
Kansas 1,110 0.83 1.84 $25.56 $53,160
Idaho 490 0.80 1.76 $23.62 $49,140
West Virginia 560 0.79 1.74 $18.99 $39,510
Maine 420 0.73 1.60 $26.45 $55,010




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 580 0.36 0.78 $44.37 $92,300
District of Columbia 170 0.25 0.55 $43.27 $89,990
California 5,670 0.39 0.85 $33.77 $70,240
Alaska 180 0.56 1.24 $32.40 $67,400
New York 3,180 0.37 0.81 $32.38 $67,350





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,520 0.71 1.55 $35.84 $74,560
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,370 0.26 0.58 $37.02 $77,000
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,360 0.34 0.76 $36.85 $76,650
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,280 0.56 1.22 $22.79 $47,410
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,280 0.71 1.57 $29.01 $60,330
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,020 0.28 0.61 $28.22 $58,690
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 910 0.71 1.56 $27.18 $56,540
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 890 0.61 1.35 $33.44 $69,560
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 880 0.32 0.71 $34.05 $70,810
St. Louis, MO-IL 840 0.65 1.44 $32.95 $68,530




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pittsfield, MA 60 1.74 3.83 $25.17 $52,350
St. George, UT 70 1.49 3.28 $31.45 $65,410
Cheyenne, WY 60 1.32 2.90 $25.44 $52,910
Bend, OR 80 1.21 2.66 $28.76 $59,820
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 90 1.18 2.60 $17.85 $37,120
Brunswick, GA 40 1.15 2.53 $22.31 $46,410
Jackson, TN 70 1.14 2.51 $22.71 $47,230
Pine Bluff, AR 40 1.12 2.46 $15.97 $33,210
Idaho Falls, ID 60 1.11 2.44 $20.94 $43,560
Columbus, IN 50 1.11 2.44 $17.18 $35,730