Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technician Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,120
25th Percentile Wage
$36,380
50th Percentile Wage
$52,880
75th Percentile Wage
$77,940
90th Percentile Wage
$95,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for archivists, curators, and museum technicians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $95,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid archivists, curators, and museum technicians is $28,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of archivists, curators, and museum technicians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,880
-3.21% 1.04%
2016
$54,580
0.37% -
2015
$54,380
9.71% -
2014
$49,100
-10.22% -
2013
$54,120
3.31% -
2012
$52,330
- -

Compare Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of archivists, curators, and museum technicians in six industries in the health care and social assistance 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 hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $69,570. The lowest paying industry is the medical and diagnostic laboratories industry (annual salary $38,230). For detailed archivists, curators, and museum technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - Privately owned
$69,570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$67,020
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$65,040
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$62,780
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$38,560
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$38,230

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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