Archivists

Archivists appraise, process, catalog, and preserve permanent records and historically valuable documents. Curators oversee collections of artwork and historic items, and may conduct public service activities for an institution. Museum technicians and conservators prepare and restore objects and documents in museum collections and exhibits.

$51,760

Median US Salary

None

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Archivists

Currently employed

6,080

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

13%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

1,000 to 4,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Archivists

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

District of Columbia $71,610

Rhode Island $66,670

New Jersey $62,010

Maryland $61,750

Illinois $59,020

Massachusetts $57,750

Connecticut $56,000

California $55,570

Virginia $51,820

Washington $51,720

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Maxxing your 401k as Archivists

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

36.7%

Per paycheck

$730.61

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,990.77
Pre Tax Retirement $730.61
Before Taxes $1,260.16
Taxes $378.05
Take Home $882.11

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