Wholesale Title Clerk, Auto/Truck Salary
Women comprise the majority of Auto & Truck Wholesale Title Clerks in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.74 per hour on average. While some workers in this profession — just over two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Wholesale Title Clerk, Auto/Truck
Auto/truck title clerks usually work with their state's Department of Motor Vehicles and are responsible for verifying documents involved in the legal transfer of vehicles, handling information regarding motor vehicle registration, processing legal and other state-required documents, filling out required paperwork for vehicle transfers, ensuring that proper tax documents are completed for clients, and sending warranties, bills, and contracts when appropriate.Read More...
A high school diploma is required for this position, and a college degree may be beneficial. Certification is voluntary, although earning certifications can improve career prospects. Most certifications require passing an exam after completing training, which normally lasts several days. Ongoing training regarding changing state regulations is required, as well as staying up-to-date with all DMV-related communications.
Auto title clerks must have general office skills, including typing, writing e-mails, phone experience, and effective communication with co-workers. They must be administratively adept and organized when maintaining files and handling documents, and general math skills and customer service experience are also beneficial. Familiarity with general office software such as Microsoft Office, e-mail programs, and 10-key experience may be required. Customer interaction in the job includes e-mail, phone, fax, and in-person on an individual basis.
Auto title clerks generally work in office settings during traditional business hours. Their co-workers include other title clerks as well as immediate supervisors.
Wholesale Title Clerk, Auto/Truck 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Wholesale Title Clerk, Auto/Truck
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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $26K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $34K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Auto & Truck Wholesale Title Clerks make a median salary of $34K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Auto & Truck Wholesale Title Clerk with more than 20 years of experience can earn $35K on average.