What Are The Training Requirements for Archivists?

Archivists need a master's degree.

Degrees for Archivists
Typical education of Archivists
Percent
Less than High School 0.8
High School 5.0
Some College 9.2
Associates Degree 3.8
Bachelors Degree 32.1
Masters Degree 40.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 8.3

What Is the Employment Outlook for Archivists?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more archivists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.

This career includes 6,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Archivists Make?

On average, archivists make $26.24 per hour or $54,570 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Archivists?

Hourly income for Archivists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Archivists $14.51 $18.34 $24.28 $32.01 $42.39
Education, training, and library occupations $10.49 $15.30 $23.08 $32.42 $44.66
Librarians, curators, and archivists $11.26 $15.67 $22.41 $30.00 $38.40
Archivists, curators, and museum technicians $12.57 $16.76 $22.71 $30.81 $40.97
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Archivists?

Annual salary for Archivists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Archivists $30,180 $38,150 $50,500 $66,590 $88,160
Education, training, and library occupations $21,820 $31,830 $48,000 $67,430 $92,890
Librarians, curators, and archivists $23,410 $32,590 $46,610 $62,400 $79,860
Archivists, curators, and museum technicians $26,150 $34,860 $47,230 $64,080 $85,220
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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