Salary is one factor that leads to overall satisfaction in a career.

After graduation, library and archives assisting graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $105,285, while the bottom 20% make closer to $8,608. The median grad salary is $30,106.

Library and Archives Assisting graduate salaries over time

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

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Wage Range Median Wage

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