Highest Paying Industries for Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities37.4777940
Computer Systems Design and Related Services31.2765050
Federal Executive Branch30.3463100
Federal government, including the US Postal Service30.3463100
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences29.4561250
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories29.3260980
Ambulatory Health Care Services29.1860690
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations28.9560220
Manufacturing28.9260160
Finance and Insurance28.7659810
Motion Picture and Video Industries28.5359340
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries28.4659200
Performing Arts Companies27.8157850
Management of Companies and Enterprises27.5457280
Grantmaking and Giving Services27.2156590
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned27.256570
Educational Services, Privately owned27.1956550
Junior colleges, Local government owned26.9956130
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services26.8255780
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters26.4354970
Scientific Research and Development Services26.4154930
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)26.4154930
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services26.2154520
Educational Services, Local government owned26.1954470
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)26.0654210
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)25.9153900
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)25.8753810
Legal Services25.5453120
Federal, State, and Local Government25.5153050
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.5153050
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.2652550
All industries24.6651290
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations24.5551070
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)24.5551060
Religious Organizations24.5251010
Information24.5251000
Other Information Services24.4850920
Educational Services, State government owned24.4150780
All industries, private ownership only24.3550650
Retail Trade24.3350610
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.1550230
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.0750060
Broadcasting (except Internet)23.7649420
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned23.7549400
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned23.7349350
Hospitals, Privately owned23.6949280
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions23.6349160
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation23.6149100
Social Advocacy Organizations23.649090
State government, including schools and hospitals23.4548770
Civic and Social Organizations23.4148700
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services23.448680
Administrative and Support Services23.448680
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)23.3848620
Transportation and Warehousing23.3448550
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries23.3248510
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities23.2848420
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries22.9747780
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals22.546810
Miscellaneous Store Retailers22.3946580
Local government, including schools and hospitals22.3846560
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events22.1946160
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers22.1246000
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals22.0745900
Radio and Television Broadcasting21.9445640
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers21.6645060
Publishing Industries (except Internet)20.4342490
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers20.4342490
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services18.4138300
Specialized Design Services18.2537950
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities18.0237480
Newspaper Publishers17.1735720

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