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

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

Average Annual Salary of Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,980
25th Percentile Wage
$36,550
50th Percentile Wage
$51,620
75th Percentile Wage
$70,310
90th Percentile Wage
$82,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for archivists, curators, and museum technicians 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) archivists, curators, and museum technicians is $82,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid archivists, curators, and museum technicians is $26,980.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,6205.31%21.10%
201548,8804.03%-
201446,9100.94%-
201346,47012.35%-
201240,730--

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

The average salaries of archivists, curators, and museum technicians in four 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 archivists, curators, and museum technician occupations is the social advocacy organizations industry with an annual salary $56,910. The lowest paying industry is the civic and social organizations industry (annual salary $44,720). For detailed archivists, curators, and museum technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Social Advocacy Organizations
$56,910
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$52,930
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$52,010
Civic and Social Organizations
$44,720

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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