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Museum Technicians and Conservators

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $20.13
Statewide median: $25.22


This career pays below the statewide median wage.

Wages for Museum Technicians and Conservators *

Area Low Median High
$18.62 $24.11 $32.20
$15.92 $20.13 $26.81
Northeast Minnesota
$15.92 $23.89 $24.72
Northwest Minnesota
$14.69 $14.75 $20.60
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$19.69 $23.58 $30.70

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 200 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Museum Technicians and Conservators most often work?


Current Demand

No data available.


Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 328 new Museum Technicians and Conservators to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Museum Technicians and Conservators
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 13,500 16,300 2,800 20.6%
Minnesota 217 274 57 26.3%
Northeast Minnesota 15 16 1 6.7%
Northwest Minnesota 26 31 5 19.2%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.