Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
60,770 2.6 % $27.90 $58,030 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.01 $18.03 $24.93 $35.13 $46.69
Annual Wage (2) $27,060 $37,490 $51,850 $73,080 $97,120


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 23,810 3.63 $28.26 $58,780
Local Government (OES Designation) 23,740 0.44 $25.59 $53,230
State Government (OES Designation) 2,390 0.11 $28.25 $58,750
Depository Credit Intermediation 1,870 0.11 $38.60 $80,290
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,800 0.30 $32.86 $68,350

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 23,810 3.63 $28.26 $58,780
Local Government (OES Designation) 23,740 0.44 $25.59 $53,230
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,800 0.30 $32.86 $68,350
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers 840 0.28 $24.52 $51,000
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 1,350 0.20 $25.91 $53,900

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 40 0.01 $49.52 $102,990
Postal Service 50 0.01 $44.01 $91,530
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 660 0.03 $42.86 $89,160
Depository Credit Intermediation 1,870 0.11 $38.60 $80,290
Management of Companies and Enterprises 750 0.03 $36.14 $75,170


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 5,750 0.49 1.13 $29.62 $61,610
California 4,220 0.26 0.61 $38.30 $79,670
Florida 4,170 0.51 1.17 $23.66 $49,220
New York 3,370 0.37 0.86 $27.90 $58,020
Georgia 2,820 0.67 1.54 $23.71 $49,320




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 760 1.10 2.53 $20.56 $42,760
Wyoming 240 0.86 1.99 $26.87 $55,890
New Mexico 690 0.86 1.98 $19.40 $40,350
Minnesota 2,160 0.77 1.78 $33.18 $69,000
Montana 330 0.73 1.69 $21.82 $45,390




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia (8) (8) (8) $45.24 $94,100
California 4,220 0.26 0.61 $38.30 $79,670
Alaska 150 0.46 1.06 $36.93 $76,820
New Jersey 1,520 0.38 0.89 $35.52 $73,880
Colorado 1,690 0.67 1.55 $34.48 $71,720





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)
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,780 0.70 1.61 $25.70 $53,450
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,750 0.27 0.61 $29.62 $61,610
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,620 0.85 1.96 $35.15 $73,110
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,410 0.58 1.34 $34.36 $71,460
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,300 0.36 0.83 $27.76 $57,740
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,180 0.40 0.92 $30.69 $63,840
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,060 0.25 0.58 $40.53 $84,310
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 850 0.75 1.74 $22.62 $47,050
St. Louis, MO-IL 830 0.62 1.43 $28.87 $60,050
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 810 0.57 1.32 $35.18 $73,180