Museum Technician and Conservators Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for museum technicians and conservators in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of museum technicians and conservators amongst Texas metropolitan 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,460
25th Percentile Wage
$27,810
50th Percentile Wage
$39,000
75th Percentile Wage
$49,680
90th Percentile Wage
$63,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for museum technicians and conservators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,460.

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
$39,000
1.15% 7.95%
2016
$38,550
1.37% -
2015
$38,020
1.18% -
2014
$37,570
-1.86% -
2013
$38,270
6.19% -
2012
$35,900
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of museum technicians and conservators in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of museum technicians and conservators in state of Texas ranges from $35,130 to $48,370. The highest paying area for museum technicians and conservators in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $48,370. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $42,070). The lowest paying area is Amarillo with a median annual salary of $35,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$48,370
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$42,070
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$40,830
Fort Worth-Arlington
$40,580
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$39,480
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$38,670
Amarillo
$35,130




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