Title Examiner Salary

Title Examiners in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $29K to $58K per year, median earnings come to $42K annually. While career length and the specific company impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Some workers in this field — roughly a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Female Title Examiners survey participants are more prevalent than men — 66 percent of professionals. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,285 - $56,976

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$12.26 - $24.81

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,285 - $56,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,523  
Total Pay (?
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$28,824 - $57,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $24.81  
   
Overtime
$16.27 - $35.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,523  
   
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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$28,824 - $57,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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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

  • 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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Popular Employer Salaries for Title Examiner


Stewart Title Company attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $43K.

The pay scale is far from balanced at First American Title Insurance Company. While salaries on one end can reach $49K, the company's median pay sits at $34K, the lowest in the field.


Survey takers who work as Title Examiners usually report a few specific skills. Typing and Legal Research are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 4 percent and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Title Examiner

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Title Examiners — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $38K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $35K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Title Examiners make a median salary of $43K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $45K.

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Experience Affects Title Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Title Examiner Salaries

Typing
up arrow 4%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

National Average
$40,000

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 21%
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