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Museum Technicians and Conservators in Maine

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$37,740 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Museum Technicians and Conservators in Maine earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Museum Technicians and Conservators Work in Maine?

There were approximately 90 workers employed as Museum Technicians and Conservators in this state in 2018.

There were 80 Museum Technicians and Conservators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Museum Technicians and Conservators in ME Employment Trend

The typical state has 160 Museum Technicians and Conservators working in it, which means Maine has fewer Museum Technicians and Conservators than average.

Museum Technicians and Conservators in ME vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Maine

Jobs for Museum Technicians and Conservators in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 12.7%.

Job Projections for Museum Technicians and Conservators: Nation vs. ME

Maine Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 90 total jobs in 2026 for Museum Technicians and Conservators in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,400 annual jobs and 13,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Museum Technicians and Conservators Make in Maine?

In 2018 wages for Museum Technicians and Conservators ranged from $28,970 to $58,880 with $37,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.93 to $28.31. The median hourly rate was $18.15.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.18 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.03.

The median salary in Maine is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Museum Technicians and Conservators Earnings: ME vs. National Average

Top States for Museum Technicians and Conservators Employment

View the list below to see where most Museum Technicians and Conservators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 1,890 $45,370
New York 1,490 $54,370
Missouri 940 $38,550
Illinois 940 $42,870
Pennsylvania 600 $37,990
Massachusetts 580 $52,240
Texas 500 $39,900
District of Columbia 460 $68,030
Virginia 440 $42,250
Maryland 430 $56,230
Florida 400 $39,720
Michigan 380 $33,570
Ohio 370 $38,060
Connecticut 290 $54,980
Colorado 280 $38,420
Washington 230 $41,800
North Carolina 210 $38,660
Minnesota 200 $40,650
Georgia 190 $40,490
Indiana 180 $32,980

Below are the states where Museum Technicians and Conservators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $68,030
Maryland $56,230
Connecticut $54,980
New Jersey $54,700
New York $54,370
Alaska $52,880
Massachusetts $52,240
California $45,370
Tennessee $43,290
Illinois $42,870

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Occupation ME Employment Total
Curators 90
Archivists 40

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