An Entry-Level Archivist earns an average salary of $40,984 per year. A skill in digitization is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,518 - $59,216
$31K
$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $40,983
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$10.09 - $25.06
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$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,518 - $59,216  
   
Bonus
$1,024  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,981 - $57,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $25.06  
   
Overtime
$25.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,024  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,981 - $57,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,011

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Key Stats for Archivist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Archivist Salaries

digitization
up arrow 22%

Cataloging
up arrow 9%

Metadata Management
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Records Management
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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