Appraisal services are in demand.
The industry is on the upswing. There are independent fee appraiser jobs as well as positions with large companies and government agencies to consider. Appraisal review is a growing field within financial institutions, as well.
You may be able to enjoy flexibility in your workday.
Today you’re in the office or work from home. Tomorrow you’re in the field inspecting properties or meeting with clients. Much of what you do is independent work; so you can often set your own schedule.
You can choose from a variety of work environments.
Many appraisers are self-employed or own small businesses. A growing number work for large appraisal firms, real estate development consultancies or government agencies. A growing number are going global.
Appraisers have solid earning potential.
Most everywhere you work there is good earning potential. In 2017 the median salary among commercial appraisers was more than $70,000. Some people combine appraisal with related work to further bolster their incomes.
The work is challenging in a really good way.
Appraisers help solve complicated real property problems and their input can make a difference in financial outcomes. They offer expert testimony to help settle disputes and can assist in the valuation of complex properties.