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Average Salary for Archivist in District of Columbia - District Average

The average salary of a(n) Archivist in District of Columbia - District Average is $69,743.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Archivist in District of Columbia - District Average is $33.53.

The average bonus of a(n) Archivist in District of Columbia - District Average is $1,527.00.

Job Description:

Assesses and edits permanent records and historically-valuable documents, participates in research activities based on archival materials, and controls safekeeping of archival documents and materials. Assesses documents, such as government records, minutes of corporate board meetings, letters from famous people, and charters of nonprofit foundations, by ascertaining date of writing, author, or original recipient of letter, to appraise value to posterity or to employing organization. Leads activities of workers engaged in cataloging and safekeeping of valuable materials, and directs disposition of worthless materials. Prepares or directs preparation of document descriptions and reference aids for use of archives, such as accession lists, indexes, guides, bibliographies, abstracts, and microfilmed copies of documents. Directs filing and cross indexing of selected documents in alphabetical and chronological order in manual or computerized database systems. Advises government agencies, scholars, journalists, and others conducting research by supplying available materials and information according to familiarity with archives and with political, economic, military, and social history of period. Requests or recommends pertinent materials available in libraries, private collections, or other archives. Selects and edits documents for publication and display, according to knowledge of subject, literary or journalistic expression, and techniques for presentation and display. May be designated according to subject matter specialty or according to nature of employing institution. In smaller organizations, may direct activities of libraries. May supervise activities of other workers in unit. Less

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