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Museum Technicians and Conservators in New Jersey

Considering a career as a Museum Technician or Conservator in New Jersey?

$54,700 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Museum Technicians and Conservators in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Museum Technicians and Conservators Work in New Jersey?

There were approximately 50 workers employed as Museum Technicians and Conservators in this state in 2018.

There were 40 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 NJ Employment Trend

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

Museum Technicians and Conservators in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

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. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 50 jobs for New Jersey Museum Technicians and Conservators in 2026.

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

What do Museum Technicians and Conservators Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Museum Technicians and Conservators ranged from $31,510 to $85,890 with $54,700 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.15 to $41.29. The median hourly rate was $26.3.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.48 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.82.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Museum Technicians and Conservators Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,190 $57,530
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 290 $48,220

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
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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