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Escrow Officer Salary (United States)

An Escrow Officer earns an average salary of $44,964 per year.
Escrow Officer Salary (?
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$30,893 - $63,209
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,963
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Escrow Officer Salary (?
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$13.54 - $23.85
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,893 - $63,209  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,727  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5,087  
Commission
$515 - $29,087  
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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$30,648 - $67,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 492
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.54 - $23.85  
   
Overtime
$19.03 - $37.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,727  
   
Commission
$515 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5,087  
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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$30,648 - $67,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 198
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Job Description for Escrow Officer

An escrow officer works primarily with real estate transactions and helps ensure each sale meets legal requirements before releasing buyer funds to the seller. The officer does this by reviewing the contract between buyer and seller, conducting research to ensure that the property title is clear and not under lien from another lender, creating closing documents to be signed by all parties, and setting up the timetable for the final closing. This requires the individual to have a number of skills, including familiarity with computers and real estate software, experience in the real estate industry, and effective interpersonal communication skills to work with buyers and sellers. The position also involves a significant amount of multitasking, so it's important for an escrow officer to be flexible and able to successfully complete several tasks at the same time.
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Escrow Officer Tasks
  • Identify, verify, and calculate balances due and update statements and legal documents.
  • Oversee paperwork associated with transactions, such as titles, insurance and others.
  • Open and monitor escrow accounts, transferring funds and communicating with involved parties.
  • Record and file documents legally, as well as communicating with buyer and seller.

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Pay by Experience Level for Escrow Officer

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Seattle
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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Denver
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San Antonio
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Austin
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San Diego
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Phoenix
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National Average
$44,000
Cleveland
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Columbus
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Experience Affects Escrow Officer Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Escrow Officer Salaries

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National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 28%