Museum Technician and Conservators Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of museum technicians and conservators in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare museum technician and conservators salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Museum Technicians and Conservators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,720
25th Percentile Wage
$36,110
50th Percentile Wage
$47,140
75th Percentile Wage
$60,370
90th Percentile Wage
$74,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for museum technicians and conservators in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) museum technicians and conservators is $74,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid museum technicians and conservators is $27,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of museum technicians and conservators in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,1407.57%11.12%
201543,5705.12%-
201441,340-0.15%-
201341,400-1.21%-
201241,900--

Compare Museum Technician and Conservators Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of museum technicians and conservators in nine industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for museum technician and conservators occupations is the educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $52,080. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - state government owned industry (annual salary $43,140). For detailed museum technician and conservators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$52,080
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$51,990
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$47,200
Educational Services
$47,140
Educational Services - Local government owned
$44,190
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$43,930
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$43,820
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$43,160
Educational Services - State government owned
$43,140

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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