Highest Paying Industries for Archivists

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Federal Executive Branch39.7982770
Federal government, including the US Postal Service39.7982770
Junior colleges, Local government owned35.0272840
Educational Services, Local government owned33.0868810
Computer Systems Design and Related Services31.2765050
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)30.7263890
Federal, State, and Local Government29.1460620
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service29.1460620
Motion Picture and Video Industries28.5359340
Management of Companies and Enterprises28.5259310
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries28.4659200
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services28.3358930
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations28.2558750
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service28.158440
Finance and Insurance27.7557710
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences27.557200
Scientific Research and Development Services26.3354770
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries25.853660
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned25.653240
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)25.4652950
All industries25.4552930
Educational Services, Privately owned25.452830
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)25.3452710
Legal Services24.9251840
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities24.9151800
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned24.951800
Educational Services, State government owned24.951790
Local government, including schools and hospitals24.7751520
State government, including schools and hospitals24.2750480
All industries, private ownership only24.0249960
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals23.749290
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals23.6649210
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)23.6449170
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations23.6449160
Religious Organizations23.3448550
Information23.2548370
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned22.947630
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.7547320
Other Information Services22.6347070
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)22.5946990
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.0445850
Hospitals, Privately owned21.9745700
Civic and Social Organizations21.3744440
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation20.5642750
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions20.2342070
Publishing Industries (except Internet)20.141800
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers20.141800
Newspaper Publishers17.1735720

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