Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for appraisers and assessors of real estate in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of appraisers and assessors of real estate among Washington metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,110
25th Percentile Wage
$48,020
50th Percentile Wage
$66,580
75th Percentile Wage
$84,500
90th Percentile Wage
$114,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for appraisers and assessors of real estate in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of appraisers and assessors of real estate from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,580
-0.93% 10.95%
2016
$67,200
2.31% -
2015
$65,650
3.79% -
2013
$63,160
6.13% -
2012
$59,290
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of appraisers and assessors of real estate in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of appraisers and assessors of real estate in state of Washington ranges from $52,550 to $87,730. The highest paying area for appraisers and assessors of real estate in Washington is Bremerton-Silverdale with a median annual salary of $87,730. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $74,140). The lowest paying area is Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bremerton-Silverdale
$87,730
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$74,140
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$72,960
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$71,010
Tacoma
$70,680
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$69,050
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$68,610
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$67,270
Olympia
$65,250
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$65,000
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$55,340
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$55,030
Spokane
$52,740
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$52,550




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