Appraiser - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Appraiser"How much does an Appraiser in the federal government get paid? $102,363.44* *Based on the 2020 average.
Appraiser was the 210th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 655 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Veterans Benefits Administration hired the most employees titled Appraising, with an average salary of $89,772.
Government Appraising jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Appraising job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This occupation covers positions that involve supervising or performing work in appraising and reviewing the appraisals of real or personal property or property interests. These positions require technical knowledge and skill in the application of the principles, practices, and techniques of appraisal.
Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.
Agencies that have hired an Appraiser
Appraiser Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Appraiser is $102,363.44. The highest paid Appraiser made $170,800 in 2020.
Common Appraiser Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Appraising Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||647|
|IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only||6|
|NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only||2|
|Starting Paygrade:||$27,782.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||1100 BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade
GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Appraising jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Purchasing||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|International Cooperation||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Freight Rate||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Financial Administration and Program||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Dental Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Appraising Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for an Appraiser was $74,868. Since then, the average pay has increased to $102,363 in 2020.
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