Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers among North Carolina 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 North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,130
25th Percentile Wage
$35,990
50th Percentile Wage
$43,530
75th Percentile Wage
$54,710
90th Percentile Wage
$64,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,130.

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
$43,530
6.27% 7.03%
2016
$40,800
5.61% -
2015
$38,510
-6.49% -
2014
$41,010
0.54% -
2013
$40,790
0.78% -
2012
$40,470
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in state of North Carolina ranges from $19,600 to $60,590. The highest paying area for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in North Carolina is Asheville with a median annual salary of $60,590. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Greensboro-High Point (mean annual salary $55,120). The lowest paying area is Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Asheville
$60,590
Greensboro-High Point
$55,120
Winston-Salem
$45,060
Raleigh-Cary
$41,550
Durham-Chapel Hill
$24,490
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$19,600




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