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What is the average salary for Archivists in the United States?

Archivists earn an average hourly wage of $25.45. Hourly wages typically start from $13.64 and go up to $40.78. Archivists earn an average salary of $52,930 per year. Salaries typically start from $28,360 and go up to $84,810.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Archivists in the United States earn:

$40.78 an hour $84,810 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Archivists in the United States earn:

$31.17 an hour $64,840 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Archivists in the United States earn:

$23.61 an hour $49,120 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Archivists in the United States earn:

$18.09 an hour $37,630 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Archivists in the United States earn:

$13.64 an hour $28,360 per year

Historical salary for Archivists in the United States

Archivist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Archivist Salary in District of Columbia $35.53 $73,900 # 1
Archivist Salary in New Jersey $30.20 $62,820 # 2
Archivist Salary in Washington $30.19 $62,790 # 3
Archivist Salary in Maryland $30.09 $62,580 # 4
Archivist Salary in Massachusetts $29.96 $62,310 # 5
Archivist Salary in Alabama $28.78 $59,860 # 6
Archivist Salary in Rhode Island $28.10 $58,440 # 7
Archivist Salary in Illinois $27.70 $57,620 # 8
Archivist Salary in Connecticut $27.04 $56,250 # 9
Archivist Salary in California $27.02 $56,200 # 10
Archivist Salary in Colorado $26.98 $56,110 # 11
Archivist Salary in Virginia $26.97 $56,090 # 12
Archivist Salary in Kansas $26.90 $55,940 # 13
Archivist Salary in Texas $26.64 $55,420 # 14
Archivist Salary in New York $26.57 $55,260 # 15
Archivist Salary in Michigan $25.87 $53,810 # 16
Archivist Salary in Florida $24.68 $51,330 # 17
Archivist Salary in Maine $24.38 $50,700 # 18
Archivist Salary in Missouri $24.24 $50,420 # 19
Archivist Salary in New Mexico $24.04 $50,000 # 20
Archivist Salary in Georgia $23.96 $49,830 # 21
Archivist Salary in Oregon $23.82 $49,550 # 22
Archivist Salary in North Carolina $22.95 $47,740 # 23
Archivist Salary in Arkansas $22.89 $47,610 # 24
Archivist Salary in Oklahoma $22.06 $45,890 # 25
Archivist Salary in Louisiana $21.95 $45,660 # 26
Archivist Salary in Arizona $21.48 $44,670 # 27
Archivist Salary in Tennessee $20.87 $43,410 # 28
Archivist Salary in Wisconsin $20.83 $43,330 # 29
Archivist Salary in Pennsylvania $20.47 $42,570 # 30
Archivist Salary in Ohio $19.84 $41,280 # 31
Archivist Salary in Vermont $19.58 $40,740 # 32
Archivist Salary in Indiana $19.54 $40,640 # 33
Archivist Salary in Utah $19.34 $40,230 # 34
Archivist Salary in South Carolina $18.86 $39,230 # 35
Archivist Salary in Minnesota $16.75 $34,840 # 36
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics