Salary Surveys Directory

IAAO published a nationwide salary survey in 2017 which is available for purchase in the IAAO Marketplace.  Local surveys from various regions of the country have been compiled here. Arizona data is the only one that is not accessible online, but may be requested from the library by email

PI Buzz is a web directory of government employee salaries that includes state, county, and municipal employees along with some Canadian provinces. For jurisdictions that you cannot find here on this IAAO directory, try PI Buzz.

O Net Online is a general nation-wide data website on appraisers and assessors. Use the filters in the state drop down fields to narrow the data to your area.


Title: Association of County Commissions of Alabama: Comparative Data on Alabama Counties 9th Edition 2015-2016
Note: Comparative Data on Alabama Counties in PDF format.



Title: Arizona Association of Counties Salary and Benefits Survey 2021
Note: 2021 Arizona Counties Salary and Benefits Survey in PDF format.



Association of Arkansas Counties: 2020 County Employees Salary Survey
Note: 2020 Arkansas County Employees Salary Survey in PDF format.



Title: California Assessors' Offices Salary and Benefit Surveys - Property Taxes Department - Board of Equalization
Note: Current year is at the top of the list provided on the page.



Title: Kent County, Delaware Job Titles and Pay Rates
Notes: Select the titles related to assessment from the list to see the description and pay ranges.



Title: Wage and Salary Data and Reports for Cities & Counties 
Note: Annual updated searchable database and printable reports. In the database, search for "Chief Appraiser" in the drop down menu in either the city or county level search.



Title: Idaho Association of Counties -- Salary and Benefits Survey
Note: Updated annually and includes elected officials. 


Title: United Counties Council of Illinois: Statewide Salary and Fringe Benefits Survey
Note: Latest published survey only available to UCCI members. Previous published surveys openly available.



Title: State Salaries Database 
Note: The Indiana Transparency Portal includes a database on salaries for state employees. To access, choose "Department of Revenue" or "DLGF & In Board of Review" in the agency field.


Title: Iowa State Association of Counties
Note: Select the "Non-elected Officials Salary" dropdown for "Assessor" then select "View Survey". Use Edge or Firefox browsers for best viewing experience. Select "Survey Format" to download data.


Title: Salaries of public employees in Missouri
Note: The Missouri Accountability Portal (MAP) includes salaries of state employees. Searchable by agency or position.


North Carolina

Title: Annual County Salaries in North Carolina
Note: Tax Administrator, Tax Assessor, Tax Collector and Property/Reevaluation Appraiser listed. Created by University of North Carolina School of Government.

North Dakota

Title: North Dakota League of Cities Salary Survey
Note: Cities under 1,000; cities over 1,000 from 2006-2019 in PDF format.



Title: Ohio Comprehensive Salary and Fringe Benefit Survey
Note: Created by the Mid-Ohio Regional planning Commission. The PDF is broken down by job title in Section 4 and also includes position descriptions in Section 3.


Rhode Island

Title: Rhode Island Department of Revenue Municipal Finance Salary Publications 
Note: List Municipal Salary Surveys from fiscal year ending 2018 and the City & Town Council Salary & Fringe Benefits Survey for 2018.


South Carolina

Title: Bi-Annual South Carolina Wage and Salary Reports
Note: Bi-Annual Salary surveys: search for "assessor" in the PDF.


South Dakota

Title: 2019 South Dakota County Wage and Benefit Survey
Note: 2019 salary survey for South Dakota County Employees in PDF format



Title: Bi-Annual Texas Salary Survey
Note: Created by the Texas Association of Counties and includes the 2020 survey.