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Archivists Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for archivists in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of archivists amongst Massachusetts cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Archivists in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,030
25th Percentile Wage
$44,360
50th Percentile Wage
$53,620
75th Percentile Wage
$72,630
90th Percentile Wage
$95,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for archivists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.32
25th Percentile Wage
$21.33
50th Percentile Wage
$25.78
75th Percentile Wage
$34.92
90th Percentile Wage
$45.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for archivists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.76. The median hourly salary is $25.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of archivists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,620-7.09%-2.16%
201557,4204.74%-
201454,7000.02%-
201354,690-0.16%-
201254,780--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Archivists in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of archivists in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of archivists in state of Massachusetts ranges from $53,300 to $54,710. The highest paying area for archivists in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $54,710. The lowest paying area is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $53,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$54,710
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$53,300


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