Archivist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Archivist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $45,350
Arkansas $46,750
Arizona $40,700
California $69,270
Colorado $42,500
Connecticut $62,820
District of Columbia $74,410
Delaware $43,360
Florida $41,050
Georgia $66,430
Illinois $60,580
Indiana $35,040
Kansas $42,860
Kentucky $44,710
Louisiana $44,060
Massachusetts $58,900
Maryland $63,020
Maine $45,330
Michigan $49,090
Minnesota $41,570
Missouri $49,640
Montana $36,570
North Carolina $50,130
New Jersey $63,600
New Mexico $45,850
Nevada $50,850
New York $50,780
Ohio $44,660
Oklahoma $41,080
Oregon $39,750
Pennsylvania $51,610
Puerto Rico $26,180
Rhode Island $58,760
South Carolina $39,170
Tennessee $35,100
Texas $66,120
Utah $29,210
Virginia $53,290
Vermont $46,940
Washington $53,180
Wisconsin $48,020

How do archivist salaries compare to similar careers?

Archivists earn about the same as related careers in Alabama. On average, they make less than historians but more than humanitarians.

Career Median Salary
Historian salary $62K
Urban planner salary $59K
Anthropologist salary $51K
Archaeologist salary $51K
Curator salary $51K
Archivist salary $45K
Museum conservator salary $40K
Embalmer salary $39K
Humanitarian salary $28K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)