Museum Technician/Conservator

Code: 25-4013.00

Also known as: Art Preparator, Conservation Technician, Conservator, Exhibit Technician, Museum Registrar, Museum Technician, Objects Conservator, Paintings Conservator, Paper Conservator, Preparator

Description: Museum Technicians and Conservators manage a variety of tasks related to the care and preservation of historical artifacts, art and other specimens. Technicians primarily help curators to prepare and take care of museum items, while Conservators are directly responsible for the treatment and care of items that require substantial historical and archaeological research.Museum Technicians must have a Bachelor's degree. Conservators are required to have a Master's degree in their field of specialization.

Museum Technician/Conservator

Typical wages

10% $27,730
25% $34,910
Median $45,710
75% $60,830
90% $79,590
10% $13.33
25% $16.78
Median $21.98
75% $29.25
90% $38.26

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 1,800