The salary statistics of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the industry sector of finance and insurance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare title examiner, abstractor, and searcher salaries in different industries within the finance and insurance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $80,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is $29,230.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in 13 industries in the finance and insurance 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 other insurance related activities industry with an annual salary $58,560. The lowest paying industry is the insurance agencies and brokerages industry (annual salary $35,440). For detailed title examiner, abstractor, and searcher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Other Insurance Related Activities|| |
|Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers|| |
|Insurance Carriers|| |
|Insurance Carriers and Related Activities|| |
|Activities Related to Credit Intermediation|| |
|Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities|| |
|Other Financial Investment Activities|| |
|Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities|| |
|Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation|| |
|Credit Intermediation and Related Activities|| |
|Depository Credit Intermediation|| |
|Nondepository Credit Intermediation|| |
|Insurance Agencies and Brokerages|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .