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Archivists Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Archivists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,110
25th Percentile Wage
$38,430
50th Percentile Wage
$52,730
75th Percentile Wage
$83,570
90th Percentile Wage
$97,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for archivists 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 is $97,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid archivists is $31,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,730
-15.48% 7.30%
2016
$60,890
9.99% -
2015
$54,810
17.13% -
2014
$45,420
-20.43% -
2013
$54,700
10.64% -
2012
$48,880
- -

Compare Archivists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of archivists 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 occupations is the hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $71,070. The lowest paying industry is the ambulatory health care services industry (annual salary $38,230). For detailed archivists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - Privately owned
$71,070
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$69,220
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$69,000
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$66,550
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$38,230
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$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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