Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers amongst Indiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,920
25th Percentile Wage
$29,540
50th Percentile Wage
$34,870
75th Percentile Wage
$40,800
90th Percentile Wage
$49,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,870
-1.46% -7.17%
2016
$35,380
6.64% -
2015
$33,030
-4.33% -
2014
$34,460
-1.68% -
2013
$35,040
-6.65% -
2012
$37,370
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in state of Indiana ranges from $23,600 to $44,220. The highest paying area for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in Indiana is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,220. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Gary (mean annual salary $43,950). The lowest paying area is Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$44,220
Gary
$43,950
Bloomington
$35,290
Indianapolis-Carmel
$34,860
Muncie
$32,760
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$28,620
Fort Wayne
$24,380
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$23,600




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