Closing Agent, Title Salary

Close to one-half of Title Closing Agents in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $25K to $54K per year, but median earnings come to around $40K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by more than a third. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,258 - $54,647
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,536
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50%
90%

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$11.05 - $20.29
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,258 - $54,647  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,616  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,265 - $54,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 253
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.05 - $20.29  
   
Overtime
$15.78 - $32.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,616  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$25,265 - $54,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Job Description for Closing Agent, Title

A title closing agent plays a key role in finalizing real estate and mortgage transactions. They are responsible for making sure that the titles in transactions are legitimate and pose no problems for their employer; any problems with the title need to be highlighted by the agent. Research is an important part of this position, as the title closing agent needs to find all relevant information about the title so that a satisfactory settlement statement can be produced.

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Closing Agent, Title Tasks

  • Identify any informational or clerical errors and resolve quickly.
  • Develop positive working relationship with clients and partners to grow professional opportunities.
  • Aggregate all documents required for loan closings and verify information is complete and accurate.

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Survey takers who work as Title Closing Agents usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Real Estate, Customer Service, and Legal Document Review can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Legal Document Review.

Pay by Experience Level for Closing Agent, Title

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Title Closing Agents with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $39K. Title Closing Agents with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $44K.

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Experience Affects Closing Agent, Title Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Closing Agent, Title Salaries

Real Estate
up arrow 12%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Legal Document Review
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 38%
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