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Museum Technicians and Conservators in Texas

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Museum Technicians and Conservators in Texas

Want to work in Texas as a Museum Technician or Conservator? Read this first!

$39,900 Median Salary
  • Museum Technicians and Conservators in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Museum Technicians and Conservators Work in Texas?

In Texas, there were 500 people working as Museum Technicians and Conservators in the year 2018.

There were 540 Museum Technicians and Conservators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Museum Technicians and Conservators in TX Employment Trend

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

Museum Technicians and Conservators in TX vs. the Average State

What do Museum Technicians and Conservators Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Museum Technicians and Conservators ranged from $22,240 to $65,390 with $39,900 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.69 to $31.44. The median hourly rate was $19.18.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.75 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.43.

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

Museum Technicians and Conservators Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 190 $37,200
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 120 $44,260
Austin-Round Rock, TX 50 $43,230

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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