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Highest Paying Industries for Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

The top 47 highest paying industries for appraisers and assessors of real estate (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $100,730, postal service (federal government) is the highest paying industry for appraisers and assessors of real estate. It is followed by transportation and warehousing industry (average annual salary $95,110). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of appraisers and assessors of real estate in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 47 Highest Paying Industries for Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Postal Service (federal government)
$100,730
30
2 Transportation and Warehousing
$95,110
40
3 Federal government, including USPS
$88,460
700
4 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$88,160
670
5 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$83,560
120
6 Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$82,550
40
7 Depository Credit Intermediation
$72,190
1,680
8 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$68,950
3,550
9 Engineering Services
$68,490
50
10 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$67,600
590
11 Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$66,320
1,670
12 Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$66,170
1,610
13 Lessors of Real Estate
$65,930
150
14 Finance and Insurance
$64,020
4,750
15 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$63,970
480
16 Land Subdivision
$63,820
50
17 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$63,820
50
18 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$63,740
100
19 Utilities
$63,740
100
20 Other Support Services
$60,090
170
21 Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$58,720
170
22 Construction
$58,570
70
23 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$57,890
2,330
24 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$57,110
230
25 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$56,690
290
26 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$56,530
550
27 Insurance Carriers
$55,930
260
28 Other Insurance Related Activities
$55,340
n/a
29 Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$55,280
n/a
30 Legal Services
$52,660
430
31 Activities Related to Real Estate
$52,560
24,340
32 Real Estate
$52,360
25,520
33 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$52,360
25,520
34 Administrative and Support Services
$51,880
330
35 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$51,880
330
36 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$50,710
29,450
37 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$50,670
29,390
38 Federal, State, and Local Government
$50,670
29,390
39 Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$49,080
200
40 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,710
890
41 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$47,310
24,130
42 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$47,310
24,120
43 Information
$46,100
n/a
44 Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers
$44,790
1,020
45 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$44,250
n/a
46 Employment Services
$31,470
140
47 Temporary Help Services
$29,700
110
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