Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

General Information

Description

Search real estate records, examine titles, or summarize pertinent legal or insurance documents or details for a variety of purposes. May compile lists of mortgages, contracts, and other instruments pertaining to titles by searching public and private records for law firms, real estate agencies, or title insurance companies.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit72.19%
  2. Self-employed10.68%
  3. Federal government9.97%
  4. State and local government5.08%
  5. Private, not for profit1.96%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$48,820

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$65,610
$36,670
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 60%
  • Bachelor's degree 13%
  • Post-secondary certificate 13%
  • Associate's degree 12%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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Knowledge

  • Clerical
  • Law and Government
  • English Language
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Mathematics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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