Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,960
25th Percentile Wage
$39,740
50th Percentile Wage
$48,920
75th Percentile Wage
$60,090
90th Percentile Wage
$71,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,960.

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
$48,920
7.69% 25.55%
2016
$45,160
15.97% -
2015
$37,950
-0.24% -
2014
$38,040
6.26% -
2013
$35,660
-2.13% -
2012
$36,420
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in state of New Jersey ranges from $33,250 to $56,170. The highest paying area for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $56,170. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Ocean City (mean annual salary $54,990). The lowest paying area is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $33,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$56,170
Ocean City
$54,990
Camden
$46,680
Wilmington
$40,060
Edison-New Brunswick
$33,250




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