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Archivists Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for archivists in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of archivists amongst Texas metropolitan areas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,090
25th Percentile Wage
$39,740
50th Percentile Wage
$55,350
75th Percentile Wage
$77,230
90th Percentile Wage
$90,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for archivists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.43
25th Percentile Wage
$19.10
50th Percentile Wage
$26.61
75th Percentile Wage
$37.13
90th Percentile Wage
$43.30

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for archivists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.30. The median hourly salary is $26.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.43.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of archivists from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201555,3505.35%14.27%
201452,3903.03%-
201350,8006.59%-
201247,450--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Archivists in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of archivists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of archivists in state of Texas ranges from $59,570 to $82,830. The highest paying area for archivists in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $82,830. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $82,690). The lowest paying area is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $59,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$82,830
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$82,690
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$59,570


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