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Appraisers

OaSIS code 12203.03

Appraisers determine the value of property, building, industrial and commercial machinery and equipment and personal and household items.

Overview

Also known as

  • Accredited appraiser
  • Automobile appraiser
  • Building appraiser
  • Property appraiser

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Appraise value of property, building, industrial and commercial machinery and equipment and personal and household items
  • Prepare appraisal reports for lending agencies, insurance companies, government departments, courts, attorneys, creditors, buyers or auctioneers.

Additional information

  • Progression to management positions in each field is possible with experience.
  • Appraisers may specialize in a specific type of appraisal such as real estate appraisal.

Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Financial auditors and accountants (11100)
  • Financial and investment analysts (11101)
  • Insurance adjusters and claims examiners (12201)
  • Property administrators (13101)

NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

1 – Business, finance and administration occupations

TEER

2 – Occupations usually require a college diploma or apprenticeship training of two or more years; or supervisory occupations

Major group

12 – Administrative and financial supervisors and specialized administrative occupations

Sub-major group

122 – Accounting, insurance and related business administrative occupations

Minor group

1220 – Accounting, insurance and related business administrative occupations

Unit group

12203 – Assessors, business valuators and appraisers

Occupational profile

12203.03 – Appraisers

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Analyzing Data or Information
4 - High Level
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
4 - High Level
Judging Quality
4 - High Level
Making Decisions
4 - High Level
Processing Information
4 - High Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
3 - Moderate amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
2 - Between 35 to 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
1 - Work with others but not closely (beyond 100 ft.)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
3 - About half the time
Standing
Duration
3 - About half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
1 - Very little time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
4 - Every day, a few times per day
Duration
3 - About half the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
2 - Somewhat important
Frequency
1 - Once a year or more but not every month

Workplaces/employers

  • Government agencies
  • Other private companies
  • Real estate firms
  • Self-employed

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Near Vision
4 - High Level
Categorization Flexibility
3 - Moderate Level
Deductive Reasoning
3 - Moderate Level
Far Vision
3 - Moderate Level
Fluency of Ideas
3 - Moderate Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Numeracy
4 - High Level
Critical Thinking
3 - Moderate Level
Decision Making
3 - Moderate Level
Digital Literacy
3 - Moderate Level
Management of Financial Resources
3 - Moderate Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Attention to Detail
4 - Highly important
Independence
4 - Highly important
Active Learning
3 - Important
Adaptability
3 - Important
Analytical Thinking
3 - Important