Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
84.3k
Average Age
45.2
Estimated Job Growth
−2.67%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$61,253
Average Male Salary
$80,730
Average Female Salary
$53,771

About

Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers are most often employed by the Legal services industry. The average yearly wage for Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers was $61,253 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers by wage are Tool & die makers, Web and digital interface designers, and Conservation scientists & foresters.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers are East of I-35W & West of US-377 PUMA, TX, Woodlawn, Rose Hill & Mount Vernon PUMA, VA, and Alexandria City PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers are East of I-35W & West of US-377 PUMA, TX, Woodlawn, Rose Hill & Mount Vernon PUMA, VA, and Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Legal services is the industry that employs the most Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers, by average wage, is Advertising, public relations & related services. Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers are paid most in Rio Grande COG & Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission (West) PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in East of I-35W & West of US-377 PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$61,253
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,605

In 2020, Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers earned an average of $61,253, $5,299 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Web and digital interface designers make somewhat more than Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers while Tool & die makers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.384
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.384, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers, by average wage, are Advertising, public relations & related services, Scientific research & development services, and Management of companies & enterprises.

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Industries by Share

84.3k
2020 Workforce
± 7,124
1.83%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 11.8%

The number of people employed as Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers has been growing at a rate of 1.83%, from 82,737 people in 2019 to 84,252 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers employed by various industries. Legal services employs the largest share of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers at  29.5%, followed by Insurance carriers with 14.9% and Car Dealers with 9.68%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the US. The average age of male Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers in the workforce is 43.6 and of female Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is 45.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

23.4k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,754
60.9k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 6,056

72.2% of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

71.7% of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 7.87% of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers.

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Age by Sex

43.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.24
45.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.28

The median age of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is 45.2, and Male employees are generally 2.24 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers is Business but a relatively high number of Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers hold a major in Legal.

Majors

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers are expected to see a growth of −2.67% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

−2.67%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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