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Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in New Mexico

Considering a career as a Title Examiner, Abstractor, or Searcher in New Mexico?

2.0% Jobs Projection
$44,650 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in New Mexico are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in New Mexico is growing slower than average.

  • Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in New Mexico earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers Work in New Mexico?

There were approximately 470 workers employed as Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in this state in 2018.

There were 510 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 640 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers than average.

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in this state are growing at a rate of 2.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.3%.

Job Projections for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers: Nation vs. NM

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 520 jobs for New Mexico Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,000 annual jobs and 72,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers Make in New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers ranged from $24,930 to $86,370 with $44,650 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.99 to $41.53. The median hourly rate was $21.47.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.95 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.48.

The median salary in New Mexico is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico Metros for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque, NM 150 $48,090
Santa Fe, NM 60 $52,880

Top States for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 6,250 $48,270
Florida 4,800 $46,460
California 3,560 $56,580
Ohio 2,200 $46,470
New York 2,140 $59,050
Pennsylvania 2,050 $44,260
Oklahoma 1,820 $42,540
Minnesota 1,790 $55,970
New Jersey 1,710 $52,550
Virginia 1,390 $41,550
Washington 1,280 $47,030
Colorado 1,240 $59,320
Indiana 1,160 $38,070
Tennessee 1,150 $38,560
Illinois 1,070 $45,040
Louisiana 1,010 $36,470
Utah 1,000 $40,290
Maryland 960 $41,520
Wisconsin 890 $44,780
Arizona 840 $53,460

Below are the states where Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $74,600
Oregon $64,110
West Virginia $59,680
Colorado $59,320
New York $59,050
Massachusetts $57,450
Hawaii $57,440
Alaska $57,360
Nevada $56,890
California $56,580

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