Women account for the majority of Title Clerks in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $13.94 per hour. While the particular city and tenure impact pay for this group, the company is the most influential factor. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. More than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and a little less than half claim dental coverage as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$23,925 - $50,214
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MEDIAN: $34,005
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$10.43 - $18.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,925 - $50,214  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,521  
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
Commission
$2,397  
Total Pay (?
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$22,390 - $41,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 262
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.43 - $18.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.08  
Overtime
$15.22 - $27.23  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,521  
   
Commission
$2,397  
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
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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$22,390 - $41,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,534

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Title Clerk


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Title Clerks who go on to become Title Closing Agents may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Title Closing Agents is $37K annually. As Title Clerks progress in their field, many go on to become Auto & Truck Wholesale Title Clerks. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and median pay for the role is $27K. Another common career choice for Title Clerks is to move into an Office Manager role — this promotion usually pays $36K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Title Clerk


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Title Clerks include JD Byrider, Sonic Automotive, Inc., Manheim Auctions, CarMax, Inc., and Penske Automotive Group, Inc. Penske Automotive Group, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town — $38K on average.

Popular Skills for Title Clerk


Title Clerks seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in DMV, Microsoft Excel, Organizing, and Title V Permitting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 18 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Billing, Payroll Administration, and Microsoft Office. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Accounting and Notary.

Pay by Experience Level for Title Clerk

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


Title Clerks with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $28K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $31K. Title Clerks bring in $34K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $36K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,365

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Philadelphia is home to an above-average pay rate for Title Clerks, 30 percent higher than the national average. Title Clerks will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+27 percent), Atlanta (+23 percent), Kansas City (+18 percent), and Dallas (+14 percent). Austin ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 10 percent below the national average. Rochester and Cleveland are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 4 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.

Title Clerk Reviews

What is it like working as a Title Clerk?

Title Clerk in Philadelphia:
"Not a bad job."
Pros: Meeting new people and learning more about titles and registrations. Understanding how it works.
Cons: All of the constant changes that the state does every few months.

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
$30,000


Skills That Affect Title Clerk Salaries

DMV
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Organizing
up arrow 4%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Title V Permitting
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Notary
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Accounts Payable
0%

Typing
0%

National Average
$30,000

Data Entry
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Accounts Receivable
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Customer Service
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Payroll Administration
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 247 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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