Training Requirements for Museum Technicians And Conservators

Museum technicians and conservators need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Museum technicians and conservators
Percent
Less than High School 0.8
High School 5.0
Some College 9.2
Associates Degree 3.8
Bachelors Degree 32.1
Masters Degree 40.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 8.3

Employment Outlook for Museum Technicians And Conservators

This represents about 11,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more museum technicians and conservators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.

Typical Income for Museum Technicians And Conservators

Hourly Income

On average,museum technicians and conservators make $21.53 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Museum technicians and conservators $11.12 $14.39 $19.25 $26.36 $35.14
Education, training, and library occupations $10.49 $15.30 $23.08 $32.42 $44.66
Librarians, curators, and archivists $11.26 $15.67 $22.41 $30.00 $38.40
Archivists, curators, and museum technicians $12.57 $16.76 $22.71 $30.81 $40.97
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, museum technicians and conservators make $44,780 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Museum technicians and conservators $23,130 $29,930 $40,040 $54,820 $73,080
Education, training, and library occupations $21,820 $31,830 $48,000 $67,430 $92,890
Librarians, curators, and archivists $23,410 $32,590 $46,610 $62,400 $79,860
Archivists, curators, and museum technicians $26,150 $34,860 $47,230 $64,080 $85,220
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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