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Archivists - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer. Archivists who work for the federal government or for large, well-funded museums have the highest wages.

Archivists who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance.

Archivists (SOC 25-4011)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $24.63 $30.37 $36.52
Yearly $51,232 $63,178 $75,965
    Cook County Hourly $28.68 $30.55 $38.81
Yearly $59,655 $63,546 $80,724
United States Hourly $21.82 $28.19 $37.69
Yearly $45,390 $58,640 $78,400

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.