The average annual and hourly salaries for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers among Texas 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$25,470|
|25th Percentile Wage||$33,750|
|50th Percentile Wage||$49,990|
|75th Percentile Wage||$78,100|
|90th Percentile Wage||$124,560|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,470.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in state of Texas ranges from $18,690 to $83,360. The highest paying area for title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in Texas is Tyler with a median annual salary of $83,360. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $70,080). The lowest paying area is San Angelo with a median annual salary of $18,690.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown|| |
|San Antonio-New Braunfels|| |
|Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos|| |
|Beaumont-Port Arthur|| |
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|El Paso|| |
|North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|College Station-Bryan|| |
|Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood|| |
|Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Corpus Christi|| |
|Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|San Angelo|| |