Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries start at $39,879, which grows to $46K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $53K after 10 to 20 years. 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 about one-fifth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 7 percent. About two-thirds of respondents report one to nine years of experience.