Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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.

Average Annual Salary of Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,840
25th Percentile Wage
$37,250
50th Percentile Wage
$48,850
75th Percentile Wage
$62,440
90th Percentile Wage
$80,540

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 $80,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is $28,840.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,850
0.92% 8.74%
2016
$48,400
5.79% -
2015
$45,600
0.72% -
2014
$45,270
2.14% -
2013
$44,300
-0.63% -
2012
$44,580
- -

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

The average salaries of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in 14 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 $62,790. The lowest paying industry is the depository credit intermediation industry (annual salary $38,690). 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
$62,790
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$49,700
Insurance Carriers
$49,610
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$49,560
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$47,730
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$47,650
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$46,180
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$44,460
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$43,920
Other Financial Investment Activities
$43,460
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$41,180
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$39,970
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$39,750
Depository Credit Intermediation
$38,690

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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