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Archivists in Missouri

Considering a career as an Archivist in Missouri?

8.3% Jobs Projection
$49,640 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Archivists in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Archivists in Missouri is growing faster than average.

  • Archivists in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Archivists Work in Missouri?

160 people worked as Archivists in 2018 in this state.

There were 120 Archivists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Archivists in MO Employment Trend

The typical state has 95 Archivists working in it, which means Missouri has more Archivists than average.

Archivists in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Archivists in this state are growing at a rate of 8.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.7%.

Job Projections for Archivists: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 70 annual Archivists job openings in Missouri, and 650 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 800 annual jobs and 7,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Archivists Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Archivists ranged from $23,510 to $81,490 with $49,640 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.3 to $39.18. The median hourly rate was $23.87.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.51 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.36.

The median salary in Missouri is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Archivists Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri Metros for Archivists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Archivists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 60 $51,540
Kansas City, MO-KS 50 $44,510

Top States for Archivists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Archivists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,170 $50,780
Texas 460 $65,900
Maryland 430 $63,020
California 380 $69,270
Pennsylvania 250 $52,210
Ohio 230 $44,660
Massachusetts 230 $58,900
District of Columbia 220 $74,410
Illinois 170 $60,580
Missouri 160 $49,640
Michigan 160 $49,090
Georgia 150 $66,430
Virginia 150 $53,290
Washington 150 $53,180
Florida 130 $41,050
Utah 120 $29,210
North Carolina 110 $50,130
Indiana 110 $38,100
Tennessee 100 $35,100
Wisconsin 90 $48,020

Below are the states where Archivists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $74,410
California $69,270
Georgia $66,430
Texas $65,900
New Jersey $63,600
Maryland $63,020
Connecticut $62,820
Illinois $60,580
Massachusetts $58,900
Rhode Island $58,760

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Occupation MO Employment Total
Museum Technicians and Conservators 940
Curators 220


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