Museum Technician and Conservators Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,190
25th Percentile Wage
$32,350
50th Percentile Wage
$39,120
75th Percentile Wage
$56,390
90th Percentile Wage
$73,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for museum technicians and conservators in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,190.

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
$39,120
-2.86% 8.74%
2016
$40,240
-0.94% -
2015
$40,620
0.66% -
2014
$40,350
4.34% -
2013
$38,600
7.51% -
2012
$35,700
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of museum technicians and conservators in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of museum technicians and conservators in state of Virginia ranges from $34,150 to $37,960. The highest paying area for museum technicians and conservators in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $37,960. The lowest paying area is Richmond with a median annual salary of $34,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$37,960
Richmond
$34,150




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