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Librarians, Curators, and Archivists Salary in the Industry of Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned

The salary statistics and trend of librarians, curators, and archivists in the industry of colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare librarians, curators, and archivists salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,890
25th Percentile Wage
$40,510
50th Percentile Wage
$53,810
75th Percentile Wage
$70,010
90th Percentile Wage
$87,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for librarians, curators, and archivists in the industry of colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) librarians, curators, and archivists is $87,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent librarians, curators, and archivists is $29,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of librarians, curators, and archivists in the industry of Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,810
0.97% 9.85%
2016
$53,290
2.55% -
2015
$51,930
2.62% -
2014
$50,570
2.61% -
2013
$49,250
1.50% -
2012
$48,510
- -

Table 3. Compare Librarians, Curators, and Archivists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of librarians, curators, and archivists in 26 industries within the educational services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of librarians, curators, and archivists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$69,090
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$54,900
Educational Services - Local government owned
$54,780
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$54,770
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$54,260
Educational Services
$53,920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$53,810
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$53,510
Educational Services - Privately owned
$53,170
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$52,990
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$52,060
Educational Services - State government owned
$51,700
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$51,600
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$51,140
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$51,130
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$50,610
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$50,540
Educational Support Services
$49,640
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$48,650
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$48,540
Technical and Trade Schools
$47,670
Junior colleges - State government owned
$47,410
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$44,860
Other Schools and Instruction
$44,680
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$44,500
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$43,850

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