Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate (13-2021)

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

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 188193 2.77 614
United States 80,80092,400 14.43,000 2,5006,670

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 29.2513.6718.89 25.9736.6548.90
Alaska 37.5625.0429.76 37.2745.9352.37
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 38.3620.3529.36 39.3547.7454.88
Balance of State 34.5726.4428.87 33.4638.5045.95

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1473 2.061.0 49.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation9
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 81
Number of job position postings 13
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.2

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

ACH Consulting   (Juneau)
Broker/Associate Broker Upgrade Course
e-Base: Pre-Licensing
Fairbanks Post-Licensing for New Licensees
Fairbanks Pre-licensing
Juneau Classroom Post-Licensing for Broker/Associate Brokers
Post-licensing for Brokers/Associate Brokers
Post-licensing for New Licensees
Real Estate Continuing Education
Real Estate License Upgrade

Alaska Academy of Real Estate   (Anchorage)
Alaska Landlord/Tenant Act – Basics for all Licensees
Alaska Real Estate Consumers Pamphlet
Alaska State Law Course - 6 Hr Pre-License Course
Buyer Broker Contracts, Property Management, Commercial Transactions, Back Up Offers, Addendums and Amendments Conversations
Competitive Market Analysis, Appraisals, and Marketing to Sellers Conversations
Confidentiality Conversations
Consumer Protection
Contingent on Sale or Close Conversations
Contracts and Real Estate License Law
Current Alaska Real Estate Legal & Ethical Issues
Disclosure and Home Inspections Conversations
Earnest Money Conversations
Ethics Conversations
Homeowner and Condominium Conversations
Internet Loans,Mortgage Fraud and Predatory Lending Practices Conversations
Landlord Tenant Act Conversations
Listing Agreement (Authorization and Exclusive Right to Sell) Conversations
Multiple Offer Conversations
Negotiation Conversations
Pre-Approval and Pre-Qualification Letters, Good Faith Estimates, Loan Types Conversations
Purchase and Sale Agreements and Land Purchase and Sale Agreements
Purchase and Sale Agreements Buyers
Purchase and Sale Seller Agreement Conversations
Real Estate Post-Licensing
Real Estate Pre-License
Settlement Statements, Security Deposit Transfers, Rent Prorations, Seller Net Proceeds, and Good Funds Law Conversations
Showing Properties and Marketing to Buyers Conversations
The Closing Process Conversations
Title Reports, CC&Rs, Resale Certificates, Public Offering Statements, Zoning, Environmental Issues, Survey and Recordkeeping Conversations

Alaska Association of Realtors   (Anchorage)
Alaskan Soils and Environmental Concerns for Realty
Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications
Marijuana In Real Estate
Marketing, Advertising, and Social Media Compliance
Real Estate - Advocating for Short Sale Clients
Real Estate - Alaska Electives Package #1 (with Ethics course)
Real Estate - Alaska Electives Package #2
Real Estate - Alaska Electives Package, Commercial
Real Estate - Alaskan Soils and Environmental Concers for Realty
Real Estate - Anatomy of Commercial Building
Real Estate - Attracting Online consumers: Listings and Syndication
Real Estate - Client Advocacy in Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate - Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications
Real Estate - Code of Ethics: Good For Your Clients and Your Business
Real Estate - Commercial Ethics
Real Estate - Commercial Landlord Representation
Real Estate - Determining Value of Commercial Properties
Real Estate - Did You Serve? Identifying Homebuying Advantages for Veterans
Real Estate - Going Green: The Environmental Movement in Real Estate
Real Estate - Investment Strategies in Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate - Keeping it Honest: Understanding Real Estate and Mortgage Fraud
Real Estate - Marijuana in Real Estate
Real Estate - Marketing, Advertising, and Social Media Compliance 3.0
Real Estate - Personal Safety
Real Estate - Preparing a Market Anaylsis: Best Practices
Real Estate - Residential Property Management Essentials
Real Estate - Roadmap to Success - Business Planning for Real Estate Professionals
Real Estate - Sign Here: Contract Law on E-Signatures
Real Estate - Technology Tools, Trends, and Risk Management
Real Estate - The Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate - Today's MLS: New Paradigms: Better Results
Real Estate - Uncle Sam has Homes for Sale: Listing and Selling HUD homes
Working With Real Estate Investors: Understanding Investor Strategies
Working With Real Estate Investors: Understanding Investor Strategies

Alaska Craftsman Home Program   (Anchorage)
Energy Conversations for New Construction Marketing

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation   (Anchorage)
How to Choose a Contractor B
More than a Mortgage

Northern Trust Real Estate Academy   (Anchorage)
New (Real Estate) Licensee Training
Real Estate Post-Licensing Training
Real Estate Pre-Licensing

Real Estate Associate Learning Systems for Alaskans   (Anchorage)
Real Estate - 3-4 Hours Continuing Education for License Renewal (classroom)
Real Estate - 6-8 Hours Continuing Education for License Renewal (classroom)
Real Estate - Continuing Education by the Hour (classroom)
Real Estate - Correspondence Continuing Education by the Hour (correspondence)
Real Estate - Eight Required Hours 2014 Renewal (correspondence)
Real Estate - Eight Required Hours 2016 Renewal (correspondence)
Real Estate - Foreclosures, Short Sales, REO’s & Auctions (correspondence)
Real Estate - Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Sales (correspondence)
Real Estate - Overview of Real Estate Documents (correspondence)
Real Estate - Paper Trails (correspondence)
Real Estate - Property Disclosures - The Real Estate Professionals Guide to Reducing Risk
Real Estate - Property Management & Managing Risk #2203 6 ECE (correspondence)
Real Estate - Sales Contracts for the RE Professional (correspondence)
Real Estate - Title Insurance Policies (correspondence)
Real Estate - Twelve Elective Hours (correspondence)
Real Estate - Twenty Hour Continuing Education for License Renewal (classroom)
Real Estate - Twenty Hours 2014 License Reinstatement (correspondence)
Real Estate - Twenty Hours 2016 License Renewal (correspondence)
Understanding 1031 Tax Free Exchanges (correspondence)

Royse & Associates   (Anchorage)
Asset Protection
Real Estate Broker Post-License
Real Estate Broker Pre-License
Real Estate Continuing Education Class
Real Estate Continuing Education Class Package
Real Estate Sales Post-License
Real Estate Sales Pre-License
State Law for Alaska