Museum Technician and Conservators Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for museum technicians and conservators in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of museum technicians and conservators amongst Massachusetts areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Museum Technicians and Conservators in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,470
25th Percentile Wage
$34,130
50th Percentile Wage
$46,980
75th Percentile Wage
$63,630
90th Percentile Wage
$81,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for museum technicians and conservators in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of museum technicians and conservators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,980
-2.34% 12.15%
2016
$48,080
-9.57% -
2015
$52,680
14.67% -
2014
$44,950
0.69% -
2013
$44,640
7.55% -
2012
$41,270
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Museum Technicians and Conservators in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of museum technicians and conservators in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of museum technicians and conservators in state of Massachusetts ranges from $37,120 to $48,910. The highest paying area for museum technicians and conservators in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $48,910. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $48,870). The lowest paying area is Worcester with a median annual salary of $37,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$48,910
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$48,870
Barnstable Town
$43,680
Worcester
$37,120




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