Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare title examiner, abstractor, and searcher salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,900
25th Percentile Wage
$42,230
50th Percentile Wage
$55,110
75th Percentile Wage
$65,630
90th Percentile Wage
$84,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is $84,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is $30,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,110
-5.24% 25.33%
2016
$58,000
20.29% -
2015
$46,230
-1.99% -
2014
$47,150
11.11% -
2013
$41,910
1.81% -
2012
$41,150
- -

Compare Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in four industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for title examiner, abstractor, and searcher occupations is the residential building construction industry with an annual salary $56,300. The lowest paying industry is the heavy and civil engineering construction industry (annual salary $54,720). For detailed title examiner, abstractor, and searcher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Residential Building Construction
$56,300
Construction of Buildings
$55,510
Land Subdivision
$55,260
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$54,720

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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