Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate:

Appraise real property and estimate its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules.

Also includes

Assessors , Appraisers, Real Estate

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $42,860.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,770
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 16.31 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Written Communication
Oral Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Following Directions
Resource Allocation
Intellectual Risk-taking
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Set reasonable prices
Appraise personal property or equipment
Appraise real estate values
Appraise value of documents, manuscripts, photographs, or artifacts
Appraise property values
Select tenants for rental properties
Edit documents for completeness, accuracy, or conformance to standards

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze business or financial data
Analyze sales activities or trends
Examine financial records or processes
Analyze financial data or information
Analyze market conditions or trends

Getting Information

Gather financial records
Request reports or records
Calculate data to inform organizational operations
Review loan applications
Conduct interviews to gather real estate or property related information
Research property records

Processing Information

Compute property equity
Determine tax liability
Compute state and federal taxes
Calculate financial data
Compile data or information for financial reports

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards

Review records for accuracy and completeness
Verify investigative information
Verify accuracy of records
Verify application data to determine program eligibility

Documenting/Recording Information

Prepare tax returns
Prepare financial reports
Prepare financial documents
Maintain real estate or property related records, reports, or files

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Booster Skills & Certifications

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Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

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Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Certified General Appraiser
Business Administration
Cost Estimation
Mortgage Underwriting
Customer Contact
Market Analysis
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