What Is the Salary for a Title Clerk?

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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.