Pay scale for archival consultants

  • 30 Aug 2018 10:43 AM
    Message # 6646236
    Melissa Gottwald (Administrator)

    [please respond directly to Erica at eburke@sals.edu]


    I am an archivist in New York State. I am working on a grant application to fund a project establishing the Alumni Collections at an independent secondary school in AZ (of which I am an alumna). I would be the consultant for this project, working with students, faculty, and alumni both at the school and long distance from here.
    I have not worked as a consultant before and don't know what pay scale would be considered appropriate. Can you help?


    Erica Wolfe Burke, CA

  • 08 Sep 2018 6:52 PM
    Reply # 6660522 on 6646236

    Take your current salary and divide it by 2080 (number of work hours per year plus vacation). once you've done that add 30% to that number to account for benefits. You should also include travel, food and housing costs into your grant proposal.

    these two articles may also be beneficial


    Peter Kurilecz


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