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Closing Agent, Title Salary (United States)

Pay for Title Closing Agents in the United States is very modest at just $39K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Female Title Closing Agents far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Some workers in this field — over a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by roughly one in three. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Title Closing Agents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Closing Agent, Title Salary (?
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$26,301 - $53,962
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54K
MEDIAN: $39,318
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Closing Agent, Title Salary (?
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$11.03 - $20.27
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,301 - $53,962  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,907  
Commission
$1,815 - $6,104  
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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$25,291 - $54,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.03 - $20.27  
   
Overtime
$16.57 - $32.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,907  
   
Commission
$1,815 - $6,104  
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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$25,291 - $54,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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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 typically report just a few professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Real Estate can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 20 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Legal Document Review.

Pay by Experience Level for Closing Agent, Title

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Title Closing Agents, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $31K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $39K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. Title Closing Agents with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $43K.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Denver
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Miami
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Orlando
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National Average
$39,000
Tampa
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With a pay rate for Title Closing Agents that is 41 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Title Closing Agents will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+26 percent) and Miami (+4 percent). In Tampa, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Closing Agent, Title Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Closing Agent, Title Salaries

Real Estate
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National Average
$39,000
Legal Document Review
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 37%