$34,610
Avg. Salary
$14.15
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$490

Bonus

$1,100

Profit Sharing

$1,300

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Title Clerk is $14.15 per hour.

The average pay for a Title Clerk is $34,610 per year.

10%
$10.67
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$14.15
50%
$18.74
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MEDIAN $14.15
10%
$24k
10%
$35k
50%
$50k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $34,610
$24,121 - $49,893
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MEDIAN: $34,610
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$10.67 - $18.74
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$0$49K
Salary $24,121 - $49,893
Bonus $0.00 - $3,534
Profit Sharing $199 - $14,681
Commission $99.33 - $10,067
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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$22,723 - $41,955
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 378
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.67 - $18.74
Hourly Tips $0.63
Overtime $15.33 - $28.05
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,534
Commission $99.33 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $199 - $14,681
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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$22,723 - $41,955
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,445

Job Description for Title Clerk

Title clerk handles titles - written contracts - for the sale, transfer, and purchase of property. The exact field in which the title clerk works define the employee's tasks the employee is responsible for. For example, an automobile title clerk conducts tasks such as calculating taxes, maintaining records, providing support to associates, and submitting weekly reports of sales, profits, and commissions. As a title clerk for property such as homes and land, some tasks may include helping prepare/request deeds and affidavits, preparing records to transmit leases and abstracts, and examining contracts to ensure purchase agreements meet specific requirements.

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Title Clerk Tasks
  • Obtain testimonial documents to remove title restrictions.
  • Conduct and prepare reports, databases and database updating, research, notarization, deeds, and affidavits.
  • Examine leases, contacts, purchase agreements, and abstracts for conformity.

Title Clerk Pay By Employer

$0$37K

JD Byrider
10 profiles
$28,500

$34,399

$34,288

CarMax, Inc.
7 profiles
$25,637

$37,000

Common Career Paths for Title Clerk


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At the upper end, Title Clerks who move into a Title Closing Agent role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Title Closing Agents is a much higher $37K per year. Given that the median pay is $27K, it may be surprising to find that an Auto & Truck Wholesale Title Clerk is the most common role for Title Clerks to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an Office Manager role — which pays $36K — is also typical for Title Clerks, though less common by comparison.

Title Clerk Job Listings

Popular Skills for Title Clerk


Survey results imply that Title Clerks deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Organizing, Accounting, and Title V Permitting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Billing, Microsoft Word, and Payroll Administration. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Accounting and Notary.

Pay by Experience Level for Title Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Title Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Title Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 945 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Title Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 422 salaries. An experienced Title Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 453 salaries. A Title Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 259 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,593

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

Title Clerks will find that Philadelphia offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 35 percent. Title Clerks can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+28 percent), Atlanta (+28 percent), Charlotte (+14 percent), and Dallas (+13 percent). The lowest-paying market is Shreveport, which sits 13 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (10 percent lower) and Cincinnati (2 percent lower).

Title Clerk Reviews

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

Title Clerk in Jonesboro:
"OFFICE CONDITIONS, WORK FLEXIBILITY, STRESS LEVEL."
Pros: MY BOSS ISN'T A BOSS, SHE'S A LEADER! INSTEAD OF TEELING US WHAT TO DO, SHE SUGGESTS IT AND WILL HELP US DO THE WORK AS WELL.
Cons: I DON'T HAVE ANYTHING BAD TO SAY ABOUT MY JOB.

Title Clerk in Avondale:
Pros: I like the fact that I get to register cars and help customers with any concerns as far as their plates. I love titles.
Cons: Sales guys always give customers wrong information as far as registration. Customers tend to blame me for sales guys mistakes.

Title Clerk in North Olmsted:
"CORPORATE CULTURE, WORK FLEXIBILITY, OFFICE CONDITIONS."
Pros: I LOVE THE OFFICE SPACE, PEOPLE I WORK WITH AND THE LITTLE PERKS WE GET LIKE MONTHLY LUNCH.
Cons: THE PROBLEMS FROM THE DEALERSHIPS, THE LONGER DRIVE.

Title Clerk in Stroudsburg:
"Very busy."
Pros: Time flies by, extremely busy and diversified.
Cons: Too much work sometimes overwhelming. No one is cross trained for this position.

Title Clerk in Orland Park:
"Great."
Pros: Customer satisfaction team player.
Cons: Favoritism.

Title Clerk in Tucson:
"Peoples Attention To Detail Would Greatly Affect My Job."
Don't be afraid to ask questions, use all possible resources to get answers, and be ready to be an investigator, keeps things interesting.

Title Clerk in Daytona Beach:
Pros:
Cons: Stress and low pay.

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Key Stats for Title Clerk

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 526 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Title Clerk Salaries

▲19%

▲11%

▲2%

National Average
$31,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Title Clerk Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲10%

Organizing
▲3%

▲2%

▲1%


National Average
$31,000

Accounts Receivable
▼1%

Accounts Payable
▼1%

▼2%


▼3%

▼4%

TITLES
▼5%

Payroll Administration
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼11%

Billing
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 526 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 39%