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Highest Paying States for Museum Technicians and Conservators

The highest paying states for museum technicians and conservators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of museum technicians and conservators in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $65,910, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for museum technicians and conservators. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $55,230). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of museum technicians and conservators in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Museum Technicians and Conservators

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$65,910
$39,310 420
2 New York
$55,230
$26,130 920
3 Connecticut
$53,460
$29,380 260
4 Maryland
$53,430
$31,530 440
5 New Jersey
$51,240
$32,060 40
6 Massachusetts
$48,080
$26,040 390
7 Iowa
$46,800
$30,020 70
8 California
$42,730
$23,310 1,610
9 Pennsylvania
$42,240
$21,060 470
10 Alaska
$42,180
$27,880 60
11 Washington
$41,250
$22,530 300
12 Alabama
$41,020
$27,760 50
13 Colorado
$40,870
$26,310 220
14 North Carolina
$40,520
$27,320 170
15 New Mexico
$40,470
$30,420 60
16 Virginia
$40,240
$29,130 330
17 Georgia
$40,020
$22,690 160
18 Florida
$38,820
$27,130 280
19 Texas
$38,550
$22,650 510
20 Arizona
$38,300
$27,200 100
21 Illinois
$37,920
$20,160 760
22 Missouri
$36,070
$28,910 880
23 Tennessee
$35,640
$25,790 110
24 Wyoming
$35,470
$21,990 80
25 Ohio
$35,440
$19,190 380
26 Michigan
$35,020
$22,710 160
27 Vermont
$34,780
$20,170 40
28 Maine
$34,610
$26,710 80
29 Kansas
$34,530
$28,650 140
30 Delaware
$34,430
$29,050 80
31 Oregon
$34,270
$19,940 120
32 Hawaii
$34,110
$26,060 50
33 Minnesota
$33,740
$19,300 160
34 Nebraska
$33,500
$19,360 90
35 Nevada
$32,530
$20,480 140
36 Wisconsin
$32,400
$20,350 80
37 West Virginia
$31,740
$17,970 110
38 Idaho
$31,320
$24,490 30
39 South Carolina
$29,860
$16,840 90
40 South Dakota
$29,600
$21,760 50
41 Indiana
$29,500
$21,400 100
42 Oklahoma
$29,480
$21,410 90
43 Louisiana
$28,570
$20,810 90
44 Kentucky
$28,230
$18,180 60
45 Montana
$27,140
$17,880 70
46 Arkansas
$25,490
$18,590 70
47 Puerto Rico
$23,820
$17,500 40

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of museum technicians and conservators in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for museum technicians and conservators, Top Paying Jobs in America.