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
$24,880
25th Percentile Wage
$34,990
50th Percentile Wage
$46,500
75th Percentile Wage
$59,230
90th Percentile Wage
$73,160

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 $73,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid museum technicians and conservators is $24,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of museum technicians and conservators in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,500
-1.38% 9.89%
2016
$47,140
7.57% -
2015
$43,570
5.12% -
2014
$41,340
-0.15% -
2013
$41,400
-1.21% -
2012
$41,900
- -

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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $49,900. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - state government owned industry (annual salary $44,370). For detailed museum technician and conservators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$49,900
Educational Services - Privately owned
$49,600
Educational Services - Local government owned
$49,340
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$48,450
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$47,850
Educational Services
$46,500
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$46,450
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$44,400
Educational Services - State government owned
$44,370

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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