Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
At career start, salaries are typically $39,879, which grows to $46K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $53K. After working for two decades in the field, Archivists experience a drop in salary, averaging $42K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 20 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 7 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; a majority of those surveyed fall within this distribution.