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How much does an Archivist make in California?

Average Archivist Hourly Wage in California

Archivists earn a median hourly wage of $23.11. Hourly wages typically start from $15.71 and go up to $45.11.

Average Archivist Yearly Salary in California

Archivists earn a median salary of $48,070 per year. Salaries typically start from $32,680 and go up to $93,820.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Archivist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Archivist Earnings

The highest earning Archivists in California earn:

$45.11
an hour
$93,820
per year
Senior Archivist Earnings

Senior Archivists in California earn:

$33.02
an hour
$68,690
per year
Experienced Archivist Earnings

Experienced Archivists in California earn:

$23.11
an hour
$48,070
per year
Junior Archivist Earnings

Junior Archivists in California earn:

$17.57
an hour
$36,540
per year
Starting Archivist Earnings

Starting Archivists in California earn:

$15.71
an hour
$32,680
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Archivist salary comparison

Archivists earn less than 89% percent of Science careers in California. Archivist salaries are in the bottom 53% of all careers in California.

Nanotechnology Engineer Salary in California $108k
Intelligence Analyst Salary in California $99k
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in California $93k
Molecular Biologist Salary in California $81k
Chemist Salary in California $76k
Historian Salary in California $69k
Archivist Salary $51k
Forest and Conservation Worker Salary in California $18k

Historical salary for Archivists in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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