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Archivists in New Jersey

Is New Jersey a good place for you to work as an Archivist?

7.7% Jobs Projection
$63,600 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

What do Archivists Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Archivists ranged from $29,600 to $98,020 with $63,600 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.23 to $47.13. The median hourly rate was $30.58.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.81 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.77.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Archivists Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey Metros for Archivists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,140 $52,290
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 150 $53,850

Top States for Archivists Employment

View the list below to see 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 NJ Employment Total
Curators 120
Museum Technicians and Conservators 50

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