Title Abstractor Salary

A Title Abstractor earns an average wage of $15.33 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Legal Document Review is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,644 - $85,304
$26K
$45K
$85K
MEDIAN: $45,050
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$10.12 - $20.20
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MEDIAN: $15.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$25,644 - $85,304  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $10,271  
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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$21,491 - $73,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $20.20  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $29.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$198.66 - $10,271  
   
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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$21,491 - $73,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Title Abstractor

Title abstractors research and find out who the true owner of a property is. Oftentimes, title abstractors will need to be present in legal cases because the true owner is not known. It is common for abstractors to get certified in their field, which requires passing the National Association of Land Title Examiners and Abstractors (NALTEA) exam. Once the exam is passed, one must take ten hours of NALTEA-approved courses every two years.

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Title Abstractor Tasks

  • Search, analyze, and evaluate records on titles to land, homes, and buildings.
  • May prepare leases, grants and deeds.
  • Review data and submit reports.
  • Verify ownership, legal description, and zoning ordinances of properties. Review data and submit reports.

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Pay by Experience Level for Title Abstractor

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

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Key Stats for Title Abstractor

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Title Abstractor Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$37,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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