Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
63,220 2.3 % $27.89 $58,010 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.97 $17.97 $25.27 $35.52 $45.68
Annual Wage (2) $26,980 $37,380 $52,570 $73,880 $95,020


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 24,340 3.96 $29.14 $60,600
Local Government (OES Designation) 24,120 0.45 $24.53 $51,010
Depository Credit Intermediation 1,680 0.10 $34.58 $71,940
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,670 0.29 $32.81 $68,250
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers 1,020 0.36 $25.22 $52,460

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 24,340 3.96 $29.14 $60,600
Local Government (OES Designation) 24,120 0.45 $24.53 $51,010
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers 1,020 0.36 $25.22 $52,460
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,670 0.29 $32.81 $68,250
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 890 0.14 $25.70 $53,460

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 30 (7) $47.22 $98,220
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 40 0.01 $42.03 $87,420
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 670 0.03 $41.86 $87,080
Lessors of Real Estate 150 0.03 $35.33 $73,480
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 120 0.01 $35.28 $73,380


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 0.48 1.03 $30.26 $62,930
California 4,930 0.33 0.70 $35.29 $73,400
Florida 4,400 0.57 1.23 $26.25 $54,590
New York 3,780 0.43 0.92 $28.98 $60,270
Georgia 2,520 0.63 1.35 $22.48 $46,760



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 260 0.92 1.97 $24.16 $50,240
West Virginia 580 0.81 1.74 $19.72 $41,020
South Dakota 310 0.77 1.64 $26.83 $55,810
Minnesota 2,010 0.74 1.58 $31.17 $64,830
Colorado 1,750 0.74 1.58 $28.86 $60,030



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 160 0.23 0.50 $44.52 $92,590
Connecticut 670 0.41 0.87 $40.25 $83,730
California 4,930 0.33 0.70 $35.29 $73,400
Alaska 170 0.53 1.13 $33.80 $70,300
Rhode Island 140 0.29 0.62 $32.59 $67,790




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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,830 0.34 0.73 $30.86 $64,180
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,400 0.37 0.80 $28.22 $58,700
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,360 0.74 1.59 $33.33 $69,330
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,330 0.60 1.27 $37.10 $77,180
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,330 0.33 0.70 $38.44 $79,960
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,280 0.53 1.14 $23.02 $47,870
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1,050 0.79 1.69 $30.22 $62,850
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 940 0.33 0.71 $35.24 $73,300
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 880 0.48 1.03 $27.14 $56,450
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 850 0.82 1.74 $33.12 $68,880



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)
Cheyenne, WY 60 1.42 3.03 $24.80 $51,590
Savannah, GA 210 1.34 2.86 $22.45 $46,700
Carson City, NV 40 1.34 2.86 $31.61 $65,750
Gainesville, GA 100 1.26 2.69 (8) (8)
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 50 1.19 2.55 $32.35 $67,280
Fort Wayne, IN 250 1.19 2.55 $25.84 $53,750
Naples-Marco Island, FL 150 1.18 2.52 (8) (8)
Santa Fe, NM 70 1.14 2.44 $19.16 $39,850
Dover, DE 70 1.13 2.41 $21.53 $44,770
Gainesville, FL 130 1.09 2.33 $13.46 $27,990