Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,780
25th Percentile Wage
$28,010
50th Percentile Wage
$34,910
75th Percentile Wage
$47,260
90th Percentile Wage
$58,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $58,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is $23,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,910-4.70%3.92%
201536,5503.61%-
201435,2302.21%-
201334,4502.64%-
201233,540--

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

The average salaries of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in four industries in the wholesale trade 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 wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $37,790. The lowest paying industry is the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $31,950). For detailed title examiner, abstractor, and searcher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$37,790
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$37,790
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$32,110
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$31,950

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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