The average salary for a Title Examiner is $46,568.
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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 …Read more
Title Examiner Tasks
- Search, analyze, and evaluate records on titles to land, homes, and buildings.
- May prepare leases, grants and deeds.
- Review data and submit reports.
- Verify ownership, legal description, and zoning ordinances of properties. Review data and submit reports.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Title Examiner
The top respondents for the job title Title Examiner are from the companies First American Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company and Stewart Title Company. Reported salaries are highest at First American Title Insurance Company where the average pay is $52,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, earning around $50,000. Stewart Title Company pays the lowest at around $40,976. Chicago Title Company also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,000.
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Popular Skills for Title Examiner
Legal Document Review
Skills in Legal Document Review are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Online Research, Real Estate, Abstracting and Legal Research.
Pay by Experience Level for Title Examiner
An entry-level Title Examiner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36,000 based on 8 salaries. An early career Title Examiner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,773 based on 122 salaries. A mid-career Title Examiner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,217 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Title Examiner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,633 based on 150 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,228.
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Employees with Title Examiner in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (11.8% more) and Tampa, Florida (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (23.5% less), Austin, Texas (9.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.2% less).
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