We surveyed 555 real estate appraisers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical real estate appraiser. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a real estate appraiser?

Low

High

Working as a real estate appraiser typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a real estate appraiser?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a real estate appraiser typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a real estate appraiser?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a real estate appraiser. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for real estate appraisers.

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Do real estate appraisers work full-time or part-time?

77% of real estate appraisers work in full-time roles while 23% work part-time.

Is being a real estate appraiser stressful?

Low

High

Real estate appraisers tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.

Is being organized important as a real estate appraiser?

Low

High

Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a real estate appraiser.

How competitive is the workplace for real estate appraisers?

Low

High

Competition at work is not common for real estate appraisers.

Does being a real estate appraiser require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Real estate appraisers will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.

Are real estate appraisers allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Real estate appraisers rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.

Do real estate appraisers have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally real estate appraisers will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.

Is being a real estate appraiser physically demanding?

Low

High

Work as a real estate appraisers is not the most physically demanding of careers, falling in the bottom half of all careers.

Are real estate appraisers exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

Real estate appraisers tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.

Does being a real estate appraiser require attention to detail?

Low

High

Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a real estate appraiser.

Does being a good real estate appraiser require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a real estate appraiser.