Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technician Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

The salary statistics of archivists, curators, and museum technicians in the industry sector of finance and insurance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare archivists, curators, and museum technician salaries in different industries within the finance and insurance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,410
25th Percentile Wage
$41,890
50th Percentile Wage
$59,830
75th Percentile Wage
$90,360
90th Percentile Wage
$119,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for archivists, curators, and museum technicians in the industry sector of finance and insurance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) archivists, curators, and museum technicians is $119,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid archivists, curators, and museum technicians is $30,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of archivists, curators, and museum technicians in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,83010.01%6.90%
201553,840-1.47%-
201454,6301.90%-
201353,590-3.94%-
201255,700--

Compare Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of archivists, curators, and museum technicians in three industries in the finance and insurance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for archivists, curators, and museum technician occupations is the securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investments and related activities industry with an annual salary $64,720. The lowest paying industry is the depository credit intermediation industry (annual salary $35,350). For detailed archivists, curators, and museum technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$64,720
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$38,920
Depository Credit Intermediation
$35,350

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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