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Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,580
25th Percentile Wage
$33,240
50th Percentile Wage
$42,630
75th Percentile Wage
$56,550
90th Percentile Wage
$73,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $73,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is $26,580.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,6303.26%6.87%
201541,2402.72%-
201440,120-1.07%-
201340,5502.10%-
201239,700--

Compare Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry with an annual salary $48,760. The lowest paying industry is the engineering services industry (annual salary $30,060). For detailed title examiner, abstractor, and searcher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$48,760
Legal Services
$42,790
Scientific Research and Development Services
$42,760
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$42,630
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$38,350
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,000
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$36,620
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$30,900
Engineering Services
$30,060

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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