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11k 11k
5.2% 5.2%
3.7/5 3.7/5
Bachelors Bachelors

How much does a Museum Conservator make in the United States?

Average Museum Conservator Hourly Wage in the United States

Museum Conservators earn a median hourly wage of $19.25. Hourly wages typically start from $11.12 and go up to $35.14.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Museum Conservator Yearly Salary in the United States

Museum Conservators earn a median salary of $40,040 per year. Salaries typically start from $23,130 and go up to $73,080.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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2.5
SCORE
40
RATINGS
Museum Conservators average a score of 2.5 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Museum Conservators in the 3th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Museum Conservator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Museum Conservator Earnings

The highest earning Museum Conservators in the United States earn:

$35.14
an hour
$73,080
per year
Senior Museum Conservator Earnings

Senior Museum Conservators in the United States earn:

$26.36
an hour
$54,820
per year
Experienced Museum Conservator Earnings

Experienced Museum Conservators in the United States earn:

$19.25
an hour
$40,040
per year
Junior Museum Conservator Earnings

Junior Museum Conservators in the United States earn:

$14.39
an hour
$29,930
per year
Starting Museum Conservator Earnings

Starting Museum Conservators in the United States earn:

$11.12
an hour
$23,130
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Museum Conservator salary comparison

Museum Conservators earn less than 97% percent of Science careers. Museum Conservator salaries are in the bottom 73% of all careers in the United States.

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Museum Conservator Salary $40k
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Source:

Historical salary for Museum Conservators in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Museum Conservator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Museum Conservator Salary in Virginia $19.35 $40,240 # 1
Museum Conservator Salary in Texas $18.53 $38,550 # 2
Museum Conservator Salary in Washington $19.83 $41,250 # 3
Museum Conservator Salary in Tennessee $17.13 $35,640 # 4
Museum Conservator Salary in Wyoming $17.05 $35,470 # 5
Museum Conservator Salary in Utah $14.43 $30,020 # 6
Museum Conservator Salary in Wisconsin $15.58 $32,400 # 7
Museum Conservator Salary in Vermont $16.72 $34,780 # 8
Museum Conservator Salary in South Dakota $14.23 $29,600 # 9
Museum Conservator Salary in South Carolina $14.35 $29,860 # 10
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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