Museum Technicians and Conservators

6.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
34%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
12.7%
by 2031
WAGES
$47,630
or $22.90 hourly
VOLUME
10,960
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 34% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Museum Technicians and Conservators' job openings is expected to rise 12.7% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Museum Technicians and Conservators' was $47,630, or $22.90 hourly
'Museum Technicians and Conservators' are paid 4.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as museum technicians and conservators?

As of 2021 there were 10,960 people employed as Museum Technicians and Conservators within the United States.
This represents around 0.008% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 12 thousand people are employed as Museum Technicians and Conservators.

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

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