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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,280
25th Percentile Wage
$28,720
50th Percentile Wage
$37,090
75th Percentile Wage
$55,870
90th Percentile Wage
$74,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,280.

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
$37,090
-21.57% -2.08%
2016
$45,090
19.43% -
2015
$36,330
3.39% -
2014
$35,100
0.77% -
2013
$34,830
-8.70% -
2012
$37,860
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in state of South Carolina ranges from $30,840 to $61,720. The highest paying area for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in South Carolina is Greenville-Mauldin-Easley with a median annual salary of $61,720. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $49,630). The lowest paying area is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with a median annual salary of $30,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$61,720
Columbia
$49,630
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$39,580
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$37,400
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,630
Spartanburg
$34,320
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,710
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$30,840




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