Title Clerk Salary

Women account for the majority of Title Clerks in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $13.01 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.87 per hour to $17.32. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and just over two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. The majority of Title Clerks claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,464 - $44,014
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $30,916
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$9.87 - $17.32
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,464 - $44,014  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,419  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,000  
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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$20,919 - $38,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $17.32  
   
Overtime
$13.79 - $25.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,419  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,000  
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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$20,919 - $38,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,345
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Job Description for Title Clerk

Title clerk handles titles - written contracts - for the sale, transfer, and purchase of property. The exact field in which the title clerk works define the employee's tasks the employee is responsible for. For example, an automobile title clerk conducts tasks such as calculating taxes, maintaining records, providing support to associates, and submitting weekly reports of sales, profits, and commissions. As a title clerk for property such as homes and land, some tasks may include helping prepare/request deeds and affidavits, preparing records to transmit leases and abstracts, and examining contracts to ensure purchase agreements meet specific requirements.

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Title Clerk Tasks

  • Examine leases, contacts, purchase agreements, and abstracts for conformity.
  • Conduct and prepare reports, databases and database updating, research, notarization, deeds, and affidavits.
  • Obtain testimonial documents to remove title restrictions.

Common Career Paths for Title Clerk


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Title Clerks do not often transition into Office Manager roles. The role averages $38K per year. An Auto & Truck Wholesale Title Clerk role is the most prevalent career advancement for Title Clerks. Paychecks for that role are $27K on average. The Office Manager position is another common transition for Title Clerks; in this role, salaries are typically at the $35K mark.

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Popular Skills for Title Clerk


Survey results suggest that Title Clerks put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Notary, Title V Permitting, and title clerk are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Typing. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent in Accounting and Notary.

Pay by Experience Level for Title Clerk

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


For Title Clerks, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $26K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $30K. On average, Title Clerks make $31K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $32K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 28 percent, Title Clerks in Dallas receive some of the highest pay in the country. Title Clerks can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+20 percent), Las Vegas (+11 percent), Houston (+10 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). Shreveport ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average. Pittsburgh and Indianapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

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What is it like working as a Title Clerk?

Title Clerk in Avondale:
Pros: I like the fact that I get to register cars and help customers with any concerns as far as their plates. I love titles.
Cons: Sales guys always give customers wrong information as far as registration. Customers tend to blame me for sales guys mistakes.

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Experience Affects Title Clerk Salaries




National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Title Clerk Salaries

Notary
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Accounting
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title clerk
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Title V Permitting
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Data Entry
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Accounts Receivable
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Accounts Payable
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National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
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Typing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 268 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 36%
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