Certified Notary Public

We asked 6,195 job seekers about their Certified Notary Public. This is what they told us:

  • 44% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their Certified Notary Public
  • 42% said earning their Certified Notary Public helped them make more money
  • 29% said earning their Certified Notary Public helped them get a job
  • 91% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Certified Notary Public

What are people saying about getting a Certified Notary Public?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 6,177 responses

42% said earning their Certified Notary Public helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 6,176 responses

29% said earning their Certified Notary Public helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 6,178 responses

91% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Certified Notary Public

Why did you decide to earn your Certified Notary Public?

Based on 6,195 responses

Required for my current job
44%
Make more money
16%
Changing careers
4%
Get an edge over other candidates
17%
Help my career progression
44%
Other
19%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 4,486 responses

Notary Public View jobs
10%
Office Manager View jobs
7%
Administrative Assistant View jobs
7%
Legal Assistant View jobs
4%
Customer Service Representative View jobs
3%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Certified Notary Public?

3,368 people answered

“It is good to have as many constructions company need this especially for pulling permits”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Many employers are looking for certify employees”

Aug. 17, 2019

“The questions are sometimes a little tricky, you need to pay a lot of attention to the way they are worded.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“I might've attempted to have a better signature.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Being a Notary is a plus when applying for positions. Some employers never require this certification but when they realize you are certified it becomes a very useful tool to have in the place of employment.”

Aug. 16, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Certified Notary Public?

3,951 people answered

“To do it. It is always helpful to have”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Follow the guidelines in documenting what you notarize. They are designed to protect the notary should the need arises. It only takes a little extra effort and a minute to guarantee your responsibility was procured.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Attention to detail on the application.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Always a plus to be certified as a notary.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“I would recommend that the individuals take the oath seriously and keep up with the regulations on being a notary.”

Aug. 16, 2019
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