The average salary for an Escrow Officer is $50,098.
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Job Description for Escrow Officer
An escrow officer works primarily with real estate transactions and helps ensure each sale meets legal requirements before releasing buyer funds to the seller. The officer does this by reviewing the contract between buyer and seller, conducting research to ensure that the property title is clear and not under lien from another lender, creating closing documents to be signed by all parties, and setting up the timetable for the final closing. This requires the individual to have a number of skills…Read more
Escrow Officer Tasks
- Open and monitor escrow accounts, transferring funds and communicating with involved parties.
- Record and file documents legally, as well as communicating with buyer and seller.
- Identify, verify, and calculate balances due and update statements and legal documents.
- Oversee paperwork associated with transactions, such as titles, insurance and others.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Escrow Officer
The top respondents for the job title Escrow Officer are from the companies First American Title Insurance Company, Chicago Title Company and Stewart Title Company. Reported salaries are highest at Fidelity National Title Insurance Company where the average pay is $70,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include North American Title Company and Chicago Title Company, earning around $61,581 and $55,006, respectively. First American Corporation pays the lowest at around $48,696. First American Title Insurance Company and old republic title company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $49,910 and $54,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Escrow Officer
Legal Document Review
Skills in Notary, Customer Service, Real Estate, Legal Document Review and Office Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Escrow Officer
An entry-level Escrow Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,318 based on 21 salaries. An early career Escrow Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,984 based on 240 salaries. A mid-career Escrow Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,584 based on 159 salaries. An experienced Escrow Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,457 based on 378 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,827.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Escrow Officer in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 49.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (40.1% more) and Dallas, Texas (17.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (4.3% less) and Austin, Texas (1.9% less).
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