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Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,370
25th Percentile Wage
$36,930
50th Percentile Wage
$47,960
75th Percentile Wage
$61,390
90th Percentile Wage
$76,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $76,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is $29,370.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,960
0.90% 7.86%
2016
$47,530
1.77% -
2015
$46,690
1.39% -
2014
$46,040
0.76% -
2013
$45,690
3.28% -
2012
$44,190
- -

Compare Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $64,690. The lowest paying industry is the local government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $43,630). For detailed title examiner, abstractor, and searcher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$64,690
Federal government, including USPS
$64,690
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$50,750
State government, including schools and hospitals
$50,630
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$47,960
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$47,910
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$43,670
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$43,630

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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