The average pay for an Archivist is C$42,933 per year.

C$30,228 - C$61,249
C$30K
C$48K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$48,125
10%
50%
90%
C$13.00 - C$32.01
C$13
C$20
C$32
MEDIAN: C$19.82
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$61K
Salary C$30,228 - C$61,249
Bonus C$6,500
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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C$30,030 - C$61,197
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$13.00 - C$32.01
Annual Data C$0C$61K
Bonus C$6,500
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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C$30,030 - C$61,197
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Archivist

Archivists organize items such as documents, manuscripts, books, and artifacts, and are often employed by organizations which work with historical documents.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Archivist

Pay by Experience for an Archivist has a positive trend. An entry-level Archivist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Archivist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Archivist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 6 salaries. An Archivist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$43,283

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Archivist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Archivist Salaries

▲45%

▲26%

National Average
C$43,000

▼4%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 22%