Title Examiner Salary

Title Examiners in the United States take home an average $18.51 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration and the particular employer. Women account for the majority of Title Examiners who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. The majority of Title Examiners claim high levels of job satisfaction. While slightly less than a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,745 - $70,072
$31K
$47K
$70K
MEDIAN: $46,860
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$13.41 - $25.67
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$0$70K
Salary $30,745 - $70,072
Bonus $0.00 - $10,079
Commission $5,000
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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$30,237 - $64,591
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 128
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.41 - $25.67
Overtime $18.97 - $39.03
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,079
Commission $5,000
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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$30,237 - $64,591
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 130

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Job Description for Title Examiner

Title examiners are responsible for doing research on property titles and publicly maintained records to determine the ownership of a property and what, if any, restrictions are placed on a piece of property. Title examiners often work for (and may be contracted by) many types of organizations, including banks, government agencies, law offices, real estate companies, individual home buyers, and others. Title examiners' work is used to finalize property titles, transfer deeds, and form contracts for developing land.

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Title Examiner 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.

Title Examiner Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Title Examiner


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Stewart Title Company offers the most; Title Examiners earn $44K on average there.

Offering a median salary of only $34K, First American Title Insurance Company gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $25K to $52K isn't that wide, either.

Pay by Experience Level for Title Examiner

Pay by Experience for a Title Examiner has a positive trend. An entry-level Title Examiner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Title Examiner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Title Examiner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 94 salaries. A Title Examiner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 62 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,736

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

For Title Examiners, Houston provides a pay rate that is 19 percent greater than the national average. Title Examiners will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+17 percent) and Rochester (+16 percent). Title Examiners in Pittsburgh take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 23 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Virginia Beach (22 percent less) and St. Louis (21 percent less).

Title Examiner Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Title Examiner?

Title Examiner in Memphis:
"Great job."
Pros: Great job with room for advancement. Cares about its employees.
Cons: Work is very fast-paced and hectic at times with no room for error.

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Key Stats for Title Examiner

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Title Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Title Examiner Salaries

Real Estate
▲3%


National Average
$44,000

Typing
▼4%

Research Analysis
▼4%

Customer Service
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 30%
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