Title Examiner Salary

With slightly less than three-fifths of Title Examiners in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $29K to $60K per year and averages out to $42K per year. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by the company and years of experience. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Title Examiners survey participants are more prevalent than men — 68 percent of professionals. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$30,442 - $59,238
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,182
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90%

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$12.44 - $25.10
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,442 - $59,238  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,183  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$29,020 - $59,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $25.10  
   
Overtime
$16.04 - $38.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,183  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$29,020 - $59,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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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


With a median salary of $44K, Stewart Title Company offers Title Examiners the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $33K and are capped at $50K.

First American Title Insurance Company seems to offer the smallest paychecks with a median salary of only $33K. The pay range is quite narrow, too; compensation generally sits between $26K and $49K.


Title Examiners who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Real Estate, Legal Research, Typing, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 12 percent. 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $36K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $39K. Title Examiners with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $43K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $45K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Title Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Title Examiner Salaries

Real Estate
up arrow 12%

Legal Research
up arrow 4%

Typing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$41,000

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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