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A title clerk researches and verifies documents involved in a legal transfer of property. Title clerks are involved with transactions of real estate, automobiles, undeveloped land and oil rights. The salary for a title clerk varies by many factors, including experience, geographical location, industry and employer.
Salary by Experience
Payscale.com reports salary ranges for title clerks by years of experience as: less than one year, $24,120 to $45,000; one to four years, $24,244 to $34,213; five to nine years, $24,566 to $40,232; 10 to 19 years, $28,657 to $39,142; and 20 years or more, $38,146 to $70,750.
Salary by State
Payscale.com also reports salary ranges for title clerks by state as: Georgia, $20,829 to $30,521; Texas, $21,975 to $39,305; California, $29,000 to $49,057; Washington, $24,857 to $30,723; and New Jersey, $29,479 to $42,391.
Salary by Industry
Simply Hired reports the national average salary for a real estate title clerk as $32,000 and for an automotive title clerk as $24,000. Payscale.com reports the salary ranges for a Wholesale Title Clerk, Auto/Truck Jobs, by years of experience as follows: one to four years, $20,558 to $28,568; five to nine years, $29,946 to $42,000; and 10 to 19 years; $21,794 to $37,340.
Salary by Company Size
Payscale.com also reports salary ranges for title clerks by number of employees in a company as: one to nine, $21,697 to $39,305; 10 to 49, $24,147 to $31,161; 50 to 199, $25,234 to $45,781; and 200 to 599, $26,491 to $44,500.
Carol Wiley started writing as a technical writer/editor in 1990, was a licensed massage therapist for almost 12 years and has been writing Web content since 2003. She has a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering, a Master of Business Administration, a Certificate in Technical Writing and Editing and a Certificate in Massage Therapy.