Title Examiner, Abstractor, and Searcher Salary Information in Texas

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 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$49,990
-8.44% 8.50%
2016
$54,210
6.70% -
2015
$50,580
4.23% -
2014
$48,440
2.97% -
2013
$47,000
2.68% -
2012
$45,740
- -

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

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
Tyler
$83,360
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$70,080
Midland
$59,230
Amarillo
$55,220
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$52,730
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$51,160
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$50,940
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$50,160
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,620
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$45,870
El Paso
$45,380
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$45,080
Fort Worth-Arlington
$44,750
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$44,470
College Station-Bryan
$44,430
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$42,840
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,140
Corpus Christi
$42,130
Victoria
$38,980
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,980
Abilene
$37,230
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,640
Sherman-Denison
$35,550
Waco
$35,440
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,330
Longview
$34,690
Lubbock
$28,270
San Angelo
$18,690




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