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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
$29,980
25th Percentile Wage
$37,070
50th Percentile Wage
$47,530
75th Percentile Wage
$61,580
90th Percentile Wage
$76,360

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 $76,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is $29,980.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,5301.77%7.03%
201546,6901.39%-
201446,0400.76%-
201345,6903.28%-
201244,190--

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 $63,660. The lowest paying industry is the local government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $42,990). 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)
$63,660
Federal government, including USPS
$63,660
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$48,580
State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,510
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$47,530
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$47,430
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$43,030
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$42,990

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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