Museum Technician and Conservators Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for museum technicians and conservators in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of museum technicians and conservators amongst Washington 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,530
25th Percentile Wage
$27,460
50th Percentile Wage
$41,250
75th Percentile Wage
$51,550
90th Percentile Wage
$64,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for museum technicians and conservators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,530.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.83
25th Percentile Wage
$13.20
50th Percentile Wage
$19.82
75th Percentile Wage
$24.78
90th Percentile Wage
$31.05

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for museum technicians and conservators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.05. The median hourly salary is $19.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.83.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of museum technicians and conservators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201641,2507.08%2.21%
201538,33012.31%-
201433,610-11.13%-
201337,350-8.01%-
201240,340--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of museum technicians and conservators in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of museum technicians and conservators in state of Washington ranges from $38,640 to $47,050. The highest paying area for museum technicians and conservators in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $47,050. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $42,870). The lowest paying area is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a median annual salary of $38,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$47,050
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$42,870
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$38,640


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