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Highest Paying Cities for Archivists

The top 68 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 $87,160, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas is the highest paying city for archivists. It is followed by Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas (average annual salary $87,160). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of archivists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 68 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Archivists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$87,160
70
2 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$87,160
40
3 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$80,330
n/a
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$76,890
380
5 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$74,420
50
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$73,380
30
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$71,890
470
8 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$68,220
n/a
9 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$66,670
60
10 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$65,400
n/a
11 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$62,990
30
12 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$62,790
80
13 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$60,130
40
14 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$59,990
190
15 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$59,790
190
16 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$59,790
140
17 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$59,730
40
18 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$59,360
n/a
19 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$58,550
160
20 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$58,030
80
21 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$55,750
450
22 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$55,550
40
23 Montgomery, Alabama
$55,540
50
24 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$55,500
50
25 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$55,120
60
26 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$54,400
40
27 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$54,000
50
28 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$53,560
90
29 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$52,410
40
30 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$51,700
30
31 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$51,420
40
32 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$51,380
100
33 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$51,310
90
34 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$51,110
n/a
35 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$50,910
140
36 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$50,740
1,120
37 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$50,460
60
38 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$50,270
70
39 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$49,980
70
40 St Louis, Missouri
$49,730
60
41 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$49,050
40
42 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$48,950
1,010
43 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$48,110
40
44 Madison, Wisconsin
$47,520
50
45 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$47,450
260
46 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$47,090
40
47 Richmond, Virginia
$46,540
40
48 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$46,500
280
49 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$45,960
40
50 Salt Lake City, Utah
$44,730
50
51 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$44,590
110
52 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$44,130
40
53 Kansas City, Missouri
$44,040
40
54 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$43,860
60
55 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$42,380
30
56 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$41,870
40
57 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$41,780
260
58 Columbus, Ohio
$41,760
40
59 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$38,880
40
60 New Haven, Connecticut
$36,200
n/a
61 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$35,950
50
62 Columbia, South Carolina
$35,130
60
63 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$34,370
70
64 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$30,170
50
65 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$29,930
40
66 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$24,970
40
67 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$22,210
30
68 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$18,470
50
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