Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
60,930 2.2 % $26.18 $54,460 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.13 $16.70 $23.49 $33.07 $44.01
Annual Wage (2) $25,220 $34,740 $48,870 $68,780 $91,540


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 (OES Designation) 25,020 0.45 $23.74 $49,390
Activities Related to Real Estate 24,970 4.54 $27.14 $56,440
State Government (OES Designation) 2,790 0.12 $26.10 $54,290
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,410 0.25 $32.72 $68,060
Depository Credit Intermediation 1,200 0.07 $31.75 $66,050

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 24,970 4.54 $27.14 $56,440
Local Government (OES Designation) 25,020 0.45 $23.74 $49,390
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers 720 0.27 $22.15 $46,070
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,410 0.25 $32.72 $68,060
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 860 0.15 $27.63 $57,470

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 50 0.01 $47.00 $97,760
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 680 0.03 $41.84 $87,020
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 80 0.02 $35.27 $73,360
Other Financial Investment Activities (8) (8) $34.17 $71,080
Management of Companies and Enterprises 440 0.02 $33.20 $69,050


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 5,200 0.50 1.06 $28.04 $58,330
California 5,110 0.36 0.77 $34.19 $71,110
Florida 4,530 0.63 1.33 $23.65 $49,200
New York 3,550 0.42 0.89 $31.51 $65,540
Georgia 2,740 0.72 1.53 $22.45 $46,690




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 280 1.03 2.18 $23.85 $49,620
Idaho 550 0.93 1.95 $21.76 $45,260
New Mexico 720 0.92 1.94 $18.94 $39,400
Maine 480 0.83 1.74 $26.49 $55,090
Arkansas 930 0.81 1.71 $17.15 $35,670




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 270 0.42 0.89 $42.55 $88,500
Alaska 140 0.44 0.92 $36.20 $75,300
California 5,110 0.36 0.77 $34.19 $71,110
Nevada 590 0.53 1.12 $32.42 $67,430
New York 3,550 0.42 0.89 $31.51 $65,540





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 1,690 0.82 1.74 $34.06 $70,850
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,660 0.74 1.57 $24.82 $51,620
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,640 0.46 0.96 $23.48 $48,830
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,530 0.30 0.63 $38.40 $79,870
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,400 0.82 1.72 $27.05 $56,270
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 930 0.24 0.51 $36.01 $74,890
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 910 0.54 1.13 $31.57 $65,660
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 900 0.35 0.74 $28.56 $59,410
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 840 0.60 1.27 $35.49 $73,830
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 810 0.35 0.73 $35.71 $74,280




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)
Punta Gorda, FL 100 2.56 5.39 $17.85 $37,120
Cheyenne, WY 70 1.76 3.70 $25.08 $52,160
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA 60 1.51 3.19 $21.71 $45,160
Pine Bluff, AR 50 1.48 3.12 $13.53 $28,150
Casper, WY 60 1.43 3.02 $23.40 $48,680
Brunswick, GA 50 1.43 3.02 $21.75 $45,230
Santa Fe, NM 80 1.40 2.95 $19.95 $41,500
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 210 1.39 2.93 $22.17 $46,120
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 100 1.38 2.91 $21.64 $45,020
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 250 1.31 2.75 $28.19 $58,640