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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
57,900 2.5 % $29.75 $61,870 1.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.27 $19.38 $26.43 $37.16 $49.32
Annual Wage (2) $29,690 $40,310 $54,980 $77,290 $102,590


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)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 24,220 0.44 $26.98 $56,130
Real Estate 22,080 1.36 $31.28 $65,050
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 2,290 0.11 $29.19 $60,720
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 2,260 0.11 $36.86 $76,670
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,630 0.26 $32.54 $67,680

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Real Estate 22,080 1.36 $31.28 $65,050
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 24,220 0.44 $26.98 $56,130
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,630 0.26 $32.54 $67,680
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 1,050 0.14 $28.50 $59,280
Land Subdivision 50 0.12 $28.94 $60,200

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 610 0.03 $44.66 $92,880
Postal Service (federal government) 50 0.01 $44.52 $92,600
Oil and Gas Extraction 30 0.02 $40.87 $85,010
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 40 0.01 $37.22 $77,420
Management of Companies and Enterprises 630 0.03 $37.07 $77,100


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)
Texas 5,400 0.45 1.11 $28.51 $59,310
California 4,870 0.29 0.72 $40.45 $84,130
Florida 4,280 0.50 1.24 $25.91 $53,900
New York 2,960 0.31 0.79 $30.34 $63,100
Georgia 2,880 0.66 1.64 $26.23 $54,550




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)
West Virginia 710 1.02 2.55 $19.57 $40,710
Wyoming 230 0.86 2.15 $28.18 $58,600
South Dakota 340 0.80 1.99 $23.61 $49,100
New Mexico 610 0.75 1.88 $21.49 $44,710
Idaho 520 0.73 1.82 $25.53 $53,090




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 380 0.28 0.71 $45.39 $94,400
District of Columbia 170 0.24 0.60 $45.06 $93,730
California 4,870 0.29 0.72 $40.45 $84,130
Colorado 1,590 0.61 1.51 $38.17 $79,390
Iowa 810 0.53 1.32 $37.83 $78,680





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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,150 0.23 0.56 $35.84 $74,540
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,980 0.74 1.84 $28.88 $60,080
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,860 0.40 1.00 $27.84 $57,900
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,690 0.28 0.69 $42.29 $87,970
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,500 0.58 1.44 $31.79 $66,120
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,380 0.39 0.96 $30.46 $63,360
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,130 0.38 0.94 $31.94 $66,440
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,020 0.52 1.30 $34.99 $72,780
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 910 0.46 1.15 $28.71 $59,720
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 910 0.29 0.72 $33.34 $69,340