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Harris County Appraisal District Employee Summary – 2022

Harris Central Appraisal District (CAD) expenses are primarily labor. As of 2022, Harris CAD had a total of 672 full-time employees and 307 appraisers. The Harris CAD budget had a 47% increase in 2022 from $64 million in 2013 to $94 million.

HCAD is responsible for over 1,902,211 tax parcels which must be valued annually. Every year property tax appeals save Harris County owners over $720 million.

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Owners of large commercial property typically appeal 56% of the property value annually. Over the more than four decades that have passed since Harris CAD was founded in 1980, appeals have been successful for property owners. In 2022, 39% of homeowners appealed due to a high value. With O'Connor, there is no minimum valuation required to meet with a qualified property tax consultant. Join O'Connor's Property Tax Protection Program™ now. Both upfront costs and flat fees are absent. Unless we lower your property taxes for that particular year, there is never a cost. With O’Connor you can relax knowing you will never miss another deadline.

Harris County Appraisal District Employee Summary

HCAD Personnel or Full Time Equivalents FTE
Number of Full-Time Staff 672
Number of Full-Time Appraisers 307
Tax Parcels per Appraiser 6,196
Number of Residential Appraisers 142
Number of Commercial Appraisers 307
Full-Time Staff for Exemptions NA
Full-Time Staff for ARB NA
Full-Time Staff for Mapping NA
Full-Time Staff for IT NA
Full-Time Staff for Customer Service NA
Full-Time Staff for Administration NA
HCAD Reported salaries Annual salary
Median Salary for RPA Appraiser $74,869
Highest Salary for RPA Appraiser $168,992
Defined Benefit Plan? Yes