Escrow Officer

Hold in escrows, funds, legal papers, and other collaterals.
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Salary Range
$31,000 – $99,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Escrow Officers do?

Holds in escrow, funds, legal papers, and other collateral posted by contracting parties to ensure fulfillment of contracts or trust agreements: Prepares escrow agreement. Executes terms of contract or trust agreement, such as holding money or legal papers, paying off mortgages, or paying sums to designated parties. Files and delivers deeds and other legal papers. May assist buyer to secure financing.


Should I be an Escrow Officer?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Title Officer

    How to become an Escrow Officer

    We recommend at least an Associate's degree. Check out these schools offering Escrow Officer-related education!
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