Title Examiner, Abstractor, or Searcher Salary

Title Examiners aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $40K annually. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by a little less than one-half. Most Title Examiners like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Title Examiners make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$25,099 - $66,129

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$9.71 - $24.51

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,099 - $66,129  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,959  
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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$23,024 - $60,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $24.51  
   
Overtime
$14.51 - $32.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,959  
   
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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$23,024 - $60,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Job Description for Title Examiner, Abstractor, or Searcher

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Title Examiner, Abstractor, or Searcher

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


Title Examiners with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $33K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $37K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $39K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $51K.

Title Examiner, Abstractor, or Searcher Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Title Examiner, Abstractor, or Searcher in Fort Worth:
"Research you boss and ask others about the company."
Be very detailed, and don't let other's rush you into finalizing any report's just to meet a deadline.

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Experience Affects Title Examiner, Abstractor, or Searcher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 34%
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