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Title Clerk Salary

Women account for the majority of Title Clerks in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $12.80 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.74 per hour, and the top verges on $17.06. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and more than two-fifths have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Title Clerks is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$21,731 - $42,410
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,591
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$9.74 - $17.06
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$21,731 - $42,410  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,354  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $1,250  
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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$20,628 - $37,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $17.06  
   
Overtime
$13.41 - $24.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,354  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $1,250  
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).
)
$20,628 - $37,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,126
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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 sometimes assume positions such as Office Managers. That role pays $38K per year on average. Becoming an Auto & Truck Wholesale Title Clerk is, more often than not, the most common role that Title Clerks move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. A typical salary for an Auto & Truck Wholesale Title Clerk is $26K. Another frequent advance is for Title Clerks to assume an Office Manager role; in this role, workers often take home $35K.

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Popular Skills for Title Clerk


Survey results show that Title Clerks use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Notary, Accounting, Data Entry, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing and title clerk. Most people who know Data Entry also know Accounting. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Notary and Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Title Clerk

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $25K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $30K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $31K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Title Clerk Salaries




National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Title Clerk Salaries

Notary
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Accounting
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Data Entry
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
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Accounts Receivable
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Accounts Payable
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title clerk
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Typing
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 244 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 37%