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 14% less than similar careers in Oregon. On average, they make less than anthropologists but more than humanitarians.

Career Median Salary
Anthropologist salary $60K
Archaeologist salary $60K
Embalmer salary $51K
Curator salary $41K
Museum conservator salary $39K
Archivist salary $40K
Humanitarian salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)