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Archivists in South Carolina

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Archivists in South Carolina

Want to work in South Carolina as an Archivist? Read this first!

11.1% Jobs Projection
$39,170 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

  • Archivists in South Carolina earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Archivists Work in South Carolina?

In 2018, there were 90 Archivists working in the state.

There were 80 Archivists employed in this state in 2017.

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

Archivists in SC Employment Trend

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

Archivists in SC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Archivists in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.7%.

Job Projections for Archivists: Nation vs. SC

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 100 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 South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Archivists ranged from $26,540 to $63,530 with $39,170 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.76 to $30.54. The median hourly rate was $18.83.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.49 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.34.

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

Archivists Earnings: SC vs. National Average

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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