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Hidalgo County Appraisal District Employee Summary – 2022

The main cost component for the Hidalgo County Appraisal District (CAD) is labor. Hidalgo County has a total of 96 employees, including 39 appraisers as of 2022. The Hidalgo County budget increased from $6 million in 2013 to $20 million in 2022, a 65% increase. Over 349,818 tax parcels in Hidalgo CAD are valued yearly. There are options for property owners to appeal since there are many valuations, a limited number of appraisers, and restricted means of property inspection beyond photography. Property tax appeals save Hidalgo County owners over $5 million annually.

Every year, large owners of commercial real estate appeal 64% of the property's worth. Hidalgo property owners file an appeal since they have attained success doing so for more than 40 years, starting around 1980. Only 16.67% of homeowners file an appeal; those with higher property values are more likely to do so. With O'Connor, there is no minimum valuation required to speak with a qualified property tax consultant. Participate in the Property Tax Protection Program™. Never pay a charge or anything up ahead unless we lower your property taxes that year.


Hidalgo County Appraisal District Employee Summary

HidalgoCAD Personnel or Full Time Equivalents FTE
Number of Full-Time Staff 96
Number of Full-Time Appraisers 39
Tax Parcels per Appraiser 8,968
Number of Residential Appraisers 14
Number of Commercial Appraisers 6
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
HidalgoCAD Reported salaries Annual salary
Median Salary for RPA Appraiser $64,254
Highest Salary for RPA Appraiser $125,557
Defined Benefit Plan? Yes