Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers (23-2093)

Occupation 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.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 8882 -6.80 22
United States 71,10070,800 -0.30 1,5601,560

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 24.7513.2816.73 22.0229.1039.33
Alaska 30.0320.4625.29 29.5136.3840.35
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 30.0219.4325.19 30.3436.3839.49

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
521 1.968.6 54.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation15
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation11
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 78
Number of job position postings 16
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.9

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
Charter College, Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Paralegal Studies AAS

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Legal Nurse Consultant Para CT1
Paralegal Studies AAS
Paralegal Studies Lic

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Paralegal Studies AAS