Museum Technicians and Conservators in California
Want to work in California as a Museum Technician or Conservator? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Museum Technicians and Conservators in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Museum Technicians and Conservators in California is growing faster than average.
Museum Technicians and Conservators in California earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Museum Technicians and Conservators Work in California?
1,890 people worked as Museum Technicians and Conservators in 2018 in this state.
There were 1,790 Museum Technicians and Conservators employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 160 Museum Technicians and Conservators working in it, which means California has more Museum Technicians and Conservators than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Museum Technicians and Conservators in this state are growing at a rate of 17.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.7%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 220 annual Museum Technicians and Conservators job openings in California, and 2,000 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 1,400 annual jobs and 13,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Museum Technicians and Conservators Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Museum Technicians and Conservators ranged from $27,010 to $74,580 with $45,370 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.98 to $35.86. The median hourly rate was $21.81.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.63 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.18.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Museum Technicians and Conservators
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Museum Technicians and Conservators.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||820||$47,140|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||560||$48,340|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||100||$39,490|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||90||$32,100|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||50||$43,890|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||50||$49,940|
Top States for Museum Technicians and Conservators Employment
The table below shows the states where most Museum Technicians and Conservators work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||460||$68,030|
Below are the states where Museum Technicians and Conservators get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$68,030|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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