Information About Title Examiners, Abstractors, And Searchers

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Training

Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers
Training for Title Examiners, Abstractors, And Searchers
Percent
Less than High School 2.1
High School 19.1
Some College 27.4
Associates Degree 13.5
Bachelors Degree 27.0
Masters Degree 6.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.3

Employment

Represents about 69,000 people in the United States- 14.4% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less title examiners, abstractors, and searchers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 10,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, title examiners, abstractors, and searchers make $21.56 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers $11.90 $15.10 $19.60 $25.90 $34.30
Legal occupations $16.60 $22.90 $36.20 $62.50 $high
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, title examiners, abstractors, and searchers make $44,850 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers $24,900 $31,590 $40,760 $53,900 $71,510
Legal occupations $34,630 $47,720 $75,470 $130,100 $high
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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