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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 $95,210, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for appraisers and assessors of real estate. It is followed by California (average annual salary $77,320). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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
$95,210
$65,400 160
2 California
$77,320
$45,230 4,220
3 Alaska
$76,500
$51,630 150
4 Washington
$67,200
$34,510 880
5 Connecticut
$66,630
$27,350 660
6 Massachusetts
$64,760
$24,660 1,420
7 New Jersey
$63,980
$41,000 1,520
8 Colorado
$63,870
$36,580 1,690
9 Minnesota
$61,080
$37,670 2,160
10 New Hampshire
$60,690
$38,530 210
11 Wisconsin
$59,060
$32,240 860
12 Oregon
$58,350
$28,140 800
13 Delaware
$58,330
$38,990 180
14 Maryland
$56,910
$19,370 1,470
15 Nevada
$56,530
$31,680 690
16 Virginia
$56,010
$26,290 1,480
17 Wyoming
$54,820
$32,310 240
18 Texas
$54,500
$31,300 5,750
19 Hawaii
$53,760
$38,530 290
20 Maine
$53,470
$19,170 380
21 Illinois
$53,340
$19,570 2,090
22 Pennsylvania
$52,360
$24,750 1,570
23 Iowa
$52,340
$32,940 640
24 Michigan
$50,950
$19,190 2,530
25 Ohio
$50,440
$24,420 1,720
26 Arizona
$50,200
$24,520 1,150
27 New York
$49,740
$31,120 3,370
28 Rhode Island
$49,720
$39,010 320
29 North Carolina
$49,090
$30,140 1,480
30 Tennessee
$48,940
$31,010 900
31 Nebraska
$48,740
$23,840 520
32 North Dakota
$47,670
$22,940 110
33 Missouri
$46,130
$22,190 1,780
34 South Dakota
$45,990
$33,380 280
35 Utah
$45,930
$31,930 910
36 Alabama
$45,890
$28,170 710
37 Louisiana
$44,900
$33,170 630
38 Florida
$43,960
$22,420 4,170
39 Georgia
$43,230
$22,830 2,820
40 Vermont
$43,020
$26,390 130
41 West Virginia
$42,610
$26,570 760
42 Kansas
$42,540
$25,600 720
43 South Carolina
$41,580
$27,400 870
44 Montana
$41,230
$18,100 330
45 Idaho
$40,910
$28,440 400
46 Arkansas
$40,720
$24,610 600
47 Oklahoma
$38,830
$17,780 760
48 Mississippi
$37,880
$24,870 380
49 Indiana
$36,680
$24,730 1,710
50 Kentucky
$36,160
$16,920 400
51 New Mexico
$35,410
$18,870 690
52 Puerto Rico
$26,510
$18,190 270
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