Museum Technicians and Conservators

Archivists appraise, process, catalog, and preserve permanent records and historically valuable documents. Curators oversee collections of artwork and historic items, and may conduct public service activities for an institution. Museum technicians and conservators prepare and restore objects and documents in museum collections and exhibits.

$40,670

Median US Salary

None

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Museum Technicians and Conservators

Currently employed

12,290

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

13%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

1,000 to 4,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Museum Technicians and Conservators

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

District of Columbia $66,520

New York $55,600

Maryland $53,930

Connecticut $51,480

Massachusetts $46,980

New Jersey $46,760

California $44,980

Alaska $41,750

New Hampshire $41,520

Georgia $41,350

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Maxxing your 401k as Museum Technicians and Conservators

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

46.7%

Per paycheck

$730.50

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,564.23
Pre Tax Retirement $730.50
Before Taxes $833.73
Taxes $250.12
Take Home $583.61

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