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Occupation Title: Appraisers & Assessors of Real Estate

Description: Appraise real property to determine its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 13-2021

Sample Job Titles: Appraiser, Assessor, Deputy Assessor, Tax Assessor, Residential Appraiser, Personal Property Appraiser, Commercial Appraiser, County Assessor, Field Appraiser, Auditor Appraiser, Real Estate Appraiser, Appraiser, Staff Appraiser, Certified Real Estate Appraiser, Residential Real Estate Appraiser, Commercial Real Estate Appraiser, Engagement Director, Residential Fee Appraiser, Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser, Real Property Appraiser

 Salary Chart Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

Estimated Total Employment*
2008: 66,260
2009: 64,770
2010: 62,560
2011: 60,930
2012: 59,530

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 22,200
Projected Growth (2010-2020): 3-9%

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

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