How much does an Archivists make in the United States? The average Archivists salary in the United States is $52,335 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $51,126 and $63,170. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Archivists appraises, arranges and coordinates the storage and retrieval of important files and documents. Provides supervision and direction to staff. Being an Archivists may require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent with at least 2-4 years of related experience. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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