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Highest Paying Cities for Archivists

The top 46 highest paying cities for archivists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of archivists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $82,830, Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas is the highest paying city for archivists. It is followed by Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas (average annual salary $82,690). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of archivists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 46 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Archivists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$82,830
40
2 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$82,690
70
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$77,580
350
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$77,020
390
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$71,000
30
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$70,120
50
7 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$63,470
60
8 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$62,990
30
9 Montgomery, Alabama
$62,410
40
10 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$60,130
40
11 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$59,570
90
12 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$59,360
n/a
13 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$59,210
90
14 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$58,760
80
15 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$58,140
190
16 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$57,710
210
17 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$57,580
50
18 Kansas City, Missouri
$56,680
30
19 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$55,750
450
20 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$55,290
70
21 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$54,710
170
22 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$53,300
200
23 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$51,110
n/a
24 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$50,770
790
25 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$50,680
80
26 Madison, Wisconsin
$49,370
50
27 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$49,190
50
28 St Louis, Missouri
$48,430
50
29 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$48,300
40
30 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$48,110
40
31 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$47,450
260
32 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$47,090
40
33 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$46,820
140
34 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$46,440
110
35 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$45,080
40
36 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$44,590
110
37 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$43,860
60
38 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$42,840
300
39 Columbus, Ohio
$41,760
40
40 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$40,050
30
41 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$40,030
40
42 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$35,950
50
43 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$35,920
60
44 Columbia, South Carolina
$35,130
60
45 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$30,170
50
46 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$29,930
40
See also: Highest paying industries for archivists.