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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 113102 -9.74 58
United States 69,00072,000 4.42,500 3,2006,000

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.0213.9717.64 23.1729.8538.42
Alaska 28.7317.0321.15 27.4236.2241.75
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 28.4116.6720.46 27.1036.5341.37

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
620 0.061.3 46.8
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation15
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation11
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 72
Number of job position postings 8
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.0

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

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

Training Resources

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Legal Nurse Consultant Para CT1
Paralegal Studies AAS
Paralegal Studies CT2
Paralegal Studies PBCT

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