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

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

Average Annual Salary of Archivists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,290
25th Percentile Wage
$40,540
50th Percentile Wage
$56,690
75th Percentile Wage
$71,010
90th Percentile Wage
$81,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for 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) archivists is $81,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid archivists is $32,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of archivists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,69010.58%35.56%
201550,6907.81%-
201446,73015.54%-
201339,4707.45%-
201236,530--

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

The average salaries of archivists in three 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 occupations is the civic and social organizations industry with an annual salary $58,330. The lowest paying industry is the grantmaking and giving services industry (annual salary $54,260). For detailed archivists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Civic and Social Organizations
$58,330
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$56,870
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$54,260

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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