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Archivists in North Carolina

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Archivists in North Carolina

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$50,130 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Archivists in North Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Archivists Work in North Carolina?

110 people worked as Archivists in 2018 in this state.

There were 100 Archivists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Archivists in NC Employment Trend

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

Archivists in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Archivists in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 14.7%.

Job Projections for Archivists: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 120 total jobs in 2026 for Archivists in this state.

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

What do Archivists Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Archivists ranged from $31,350 to $76,860 with $50,130 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.07 to $36.95. The median hourly rate was $24.1.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $24.1 an hour.

Wages between 2017 and 2018 did not increase or decrease.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Archivists Earnings: NC vs. National Average

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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