Salary for Assessors

Also known as:  Assessor, City Assessor, County Assessor, Land Appraiser, Personal Property Assessor, Property Appraiser, Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate Assessor, Real Property Evaluator, Residential Fee Appraiser helps government professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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The function of an assessor is to determine the fairy value of either personal property or real estate, and may often include assessing taxes based on current tax schedule data. Field work in the form of property inspections and site measurements may be required in this profession. Data compiled by assessors regarding the taxability of property may be entered into the public record. Professionals in this field generally have at least some college education, and working knowledge of market trends and financial data. These professionals may work in both the government and the private sector.

An Assessor can get an average wage that can range from 40000 and 60000 depending on education and tenure levels. Assessors receive an average pay level of Fifty Seven Thousand Nine Hundred dollars annually.

Assessors have the highest pay levels in the District of Columbia, where they get a compensation of approximately $72200. This group of professionals receive the highest pay in Management of Companies and Enterprises, which has salary pay of $92420.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.30 percent nationwide in that time.
Assessors tend to make the most in the following industries
Transportation and Warehousing $92,420
Management of Companies and Enterprises $69,370
Finance and Insurance $62,560
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $57,370
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $57,110
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $55,980
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Public Administration $49,960
Wholesale Trade $51,280
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $55,980
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $57,110
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $57,370
Finance and Insurance $62,560