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Highest Paying Cities for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

The top 100 highest paying cities for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $87,870, Midland, Texas is the highest paying city for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers. It is followed by San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California (average annual salary $76,650). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Midland, Texas
$87,870
250
2 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$76,650
380
3 Redding, California
$73,430
40
4 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$70,080
2,950
5 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$67,530
120
6 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$65,650
280
7 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$65,020
70
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$64,170
320
9 Anchorage, Alaska
$63,100
70
10 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$63,030
40
11 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$62,110
60
12 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$60,370
510
13 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$59,440
30
14 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$59,410
180
15 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$59,080
280
16 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$58,560
570
17 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$58,230
180
18 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$57,620
470
19 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$57,450
110
20 Tucson, Arizona
$57,000
30
21 Kingston, New York
$56,930
n/a
22 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$56,700
770
23 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$56,230
300
24 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$55,660
590
25 Amarillo, Texas
$55,220
30
26 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$54,900
60
27 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$54,730
810
28 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$54,530
510
29 Stockton, California
$54,260
80
30 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$53,980
400
31 Fargo, North Dakota
$53,880
100
32 Billings, Montana
$53,860
40
33 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$53,480
230
34 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$53,280
640
35 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$53,270
4,030
36 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$53,160
120
37 Ocala, Florida
$53,020
n/a
38 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$52,730
140
39 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$52,700
30
40 Jackson, Mississippi
$52,620
30
41 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$52,470
1,210
42 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$52,340
70
43 Provo-Orem, Utah
$51,740
70
44 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$51,720
1,310
45 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$51,350
3,230
46 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$51,260
70
47 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$51,160
1,910
48 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$51,080
520
49 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$51,040
620
50 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$50,940
270
51 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$50,660
190
52 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$50,400
60
53 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$50,390
n/a
54 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$50,260
260
55 Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$49,740
90
56 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$49,300
510
57 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$49,270
50
58 Honolulu, Hawaii
$49,170
170
59 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$49,020
50
60 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$48,980
70
61 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$48,920
60
62 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$48,840
50
63 Monroe, Louisiana
$48,810
130
64 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$48,420
570
65 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$48,290
100
66 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$48,080
140
67 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$48,020
510
68 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$47,960
n/a
69 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$47,740
60
70 Utica-Rome, New York
$47,400
n/a
71 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$47,320
800
72 Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$47,270
30
73 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$46,870
200
74 Jacksonville, Florida
$46,740
270
75 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$46,670
50
76 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$46,670
80
77 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$46,590
60
78 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$46,540
n/a
79 Madison, Wisconsin
$46,490
120
80 Columbia, South Carolina
$46,440
110
81 Corpus Christi, Texas
$46,430
70
82 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$46,250
1,450
83 Topeka, Kansas
$45,840
40
84 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$45,820
60
85 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$45,810
330
86 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$45,680
110
87 Tacoma, Washington
$45,530
230
88 Missoula, Montana
$45,510
70
89 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$45,300
1,290
90 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$45,280
n/a
91 Tyler, Texas
$45,060
140
92 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$45,010
50
93 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$44,950
n/a
94 Casper, Wyoming
$44,810
40
95 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$44,800
170
96 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$44,540
2,620
97 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$44,470
n/a
98 Salt Lake City, Utah
$44,330
240
99 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$44,270
130
100 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$44,120
n/a
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