There are currently an estimated 11,800 museum conservators in the United States. The museum conservator job market is expected to grow by 12.7% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are museum conservators?
CareerExplorer rates museum conservators with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 7,300 museum conservators. That number is based on 1,500 additional museum conservators, and the retirement of 5,800 existing museum conservators.
What’s the supply of museum conservators?
The museum conservator industry is concentrated in California, New York, Illinois
Museum Conservator job market by state
|State Name||Employed Museum Conservators|
|District of Columbia||440|