Average Archivist Salary

C$48,813
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C$3,000
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The average salary for an Archivist is C$48,813.
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C$30k
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C$49k
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C$69k
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MEDIAN C$48,813
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Salary
C$30k - C$69k
Bonus
C$0 - C$3k
Total Pay
C$31k - C$63k

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Job Description for Archivist

Archivist Tasks
  • Develop tools and workflows to collect, add metadata, and present artifacts, collections, and associated information.
  • Develop content for public-facing websites.
  • Create and display exhibits virtually and in situ, ensuring educational merit and safety of artifacts.
  • Audit and conduct quality assurance of collections, including preservation and storage best practices.

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Popular Skills for Archivist

Skills in Cataloging and Data Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Metadata Management, Reference Services and Records Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Archivist

An entry-level Archivist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$35,000 based on 18 salaries. An early career Archivist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Archivist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,958 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Archivist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,868 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (6.8% less), Toronto, Ontario (5.8% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 95 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.9%
Early Career
45.3%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
9.5%