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Librarians, Curators, and Archivists Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of librarians, curators, and archivists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare librarians, curators, and archivists salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Librarians, Curators, and Archivists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,730
25th Percentile Wage
$37,070
50th Percentile Wage
$50,530
75th Percentile Wage
$62,590
90th Percentile Wage
$80,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians, curators, and archivists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $80,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid librarians, curators, and archivists is $29,730.

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 sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,530
2.95% 14.72%
2016
$49,040
-0.88% -
2015
$49,470
4.65% -
2014
$47,170
2.23% -
2013
$46,120
6.57% -
2012
$43,090
- -

Compare Librarians, Curators, and Archivists Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of librarians, curators, and archivists in six industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for librarians, curators, and archivists occupations is the social advocacy organizations industry with an annual salary $55,980. The lowest paying industry is the civic and social organizations industry (annual salary $38,470). For detailed librarians, curators, and archivists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Social Advocacy Organizations
$55,980
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$53,230
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$50,420
Religious Organizations
$49,600
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$47,690
Civic and Social Organizations
$38,470

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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