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Highest Paying States for Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

The highest paying states 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 of appraisers and assessors of real estate in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $97,320, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for appraisers and assessors of real estate. It is followed by California (average annual salary $78,240). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of appraisers and assessors of real estate in a specific state, use the links in the table.

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

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$97,320
$66,040 160
2 California
$78,240
$43,400 4,570
3 Alaska
$77,520
$52,090 160
4 New Jersey
$73,300
$36,770 1,200
5 Massachusetts
$72,270
$37,780 1,530
6 Connecticut
$68,170
$26,930 620
7 Washington
$66,580
$36,110 1,000
8 Nevada
$65,640
$31,600 690
9 Oregon
$63,830
$29,350 920
10 Minnesota
$63,550
$36,660 1,740
11 Colorado
$62,100
$38,120 1,640
12 Maryland
$61,150
$35,820 1,510
13 Hawaii
$59,790
$38,660 200
14 Iowa
$59,670
$35,720 790
15 Wisconsin
$59,630
$35,210 780
16 Delaware
$58,820
$40,560 150
17 Maine
$57,920
$37,830 370
18 New York
$57,300
$34,650 2,930
19 Virginia
$56,170
$31,790 1,330
20 Ohio
$55,660
$24,400 1,770
21 New Hampshire
$55,150
$33,480 260
22 Nebraska
$54,610
$23,820 420
23 Texas
$53,550
$32,340 5,210
24 Michigan
$52,810
$19,450 2,260
25 North Carolina
$51,360
$26,120 1,830
26 North Dakota
$51,040
$36,010 120
27 Wyoming
$49,600
$31,700 200
28 Pennsylvania
$49,540
$25,510 1,330
29 Arizona
$49,390
$26,230 1,020
30 Florida
$49,270
$22,860 4,330
31 Rhode Island
$49,260
$37,550 390
32 South Carolina
$49,250
$32,450 830
33 Kansas
$49,170
$28,310 810
34 Missouri
$48,430
$25,710 1,650
35 Tennessee
$48,350
$33,260 1,090
36 Illinois
$48,300
$21,540 1,930
37 Georgia
$47,200
$27,930 2,710
38 Louisiana
$47,140
$33,020 710
39 Utah
$46,170
$30,290 840
40 Kentucky
$45,830
$18,100 410
41 Alabama
$45,360
$28,530 670
42 South Dakota
$45,100
$33,600 330
43 Vermont
$43,020
$26,390 160
44 Idaho
$42,060
$27,390 420
45 Montana
$40,750
$18,410 340
46 Mississippi
$40,550
$27,010 350
47 Arkansas
$39,490
$22,170 580
48 Oklahoma
$39,390
$18,680 730
49 West Virginia
$37,970
$23,150 700
50 Indiana
$37,310
$24,910 1,620
51 New Mexico
$36,240
$22,020 650
52 Puerto Rico
$27,900
$18,620 280
53 Guam
$27,720
$18,430 40
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