Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technician Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

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

Average Annual Salary of Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,570
25th Percentile Wage
$35,330
50th Percentile Wage
$53,040
75th Percentile Wage
$74,780
90th Percentile Wage
$95,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for archivists, curators, and museum technicians in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. 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 $95,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid archivists, curators, and museum technicians is $28,570.

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 management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201653,0405.45%-0.23%
201450,150-12.82%-
201356,5806.04%-
201253,160--

Compare Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of archivists, curators, and museum technicians in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises sector are shown below. For detailed archivists, curators, and museum technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$53,040
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$53,040

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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