Average Archivist Salary

$49,994
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$71k

The average salary for an Archivist is $49,994

Base Salary
$36k - $71k
Bonus
$101 - $6k
Total Pay
$32k - $69k
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What Do Archivists Do?

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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Job Satisfaction for Archivist

3.8 out of 5
(68)
Highly Satisfied
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Gender Breakdown

Female
71.0%
Male
27.6%
Prefer to self-define
1.4%
This data is based on 214 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

82%

Dental

70%

Vision

57%

None

17%