Museum Technicians and Conservators

5.7/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $21.97 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 46% (Start worrying)

[More info]
Qualities required for this occupation:
Fine Arts
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
very important
quite important
[Show all metrics]

What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Museum Technicians and Conservators' job openings is expected to rise 20.6% by 2030
'Museum Technicians and Conservators' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Museum Technicians and Conservators' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Museum Technicians and Conservators' was $45,710, or $21.97 hourly
'Museum Technicians and Conservators' are paid 9.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 11,930 people employed as Museum Technicians and Conservators.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Restore, maintain, or prepare objects in museum collections for storage, research, or exhibit. May work with specimens such as fossils, skeletal parts, or botanicals; or artifacts, textiles, or art. May identify and record objects or install and arrange them in exhibits. Includes book or document conservators.

SOC Code: 25-4013.00

If you're thinking of starting a new career, or looking to change jobs, we've created a handy job search tool which might just help you land that perfect new role.

Search jobs in your local area

Leave a reply about this occupation

Your email address will not be published.
Email (optional)