Real Estate Appraiser

What Does A Real Estate Appraiser Do?

Real estate appraisers provide an estimate of the value of property and/or buildings for buyers before development or before it is purchased.

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How Do I Become A Real Estate Appraiser?

Requirements to work in position vary by location, but most require a four-year bachelor’s degree in municipal assessment, accounting, or a related field.

What is the Average Salary For A Real Estate Appraiser?

High – 96,000
Median – 54,000
Low – 28,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Real Estate Appraiser?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Math
  • Communication
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Real Estate

What Is The Work Environment For A Real Estate Appraiser?

Real estate appraisers typically work for the government, banks, and mortgage companies. Many are self-employed.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Real Estate Appraiser?

Over the next 10 years, the job prospects for this position are best in areas where there is a lot of real estate activity. There will likely be a lot of competition for these positions.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

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