Museum conservator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Museum conservator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $52,880
Alabama $39,920
Arkansas $35,410
Arizona $36,400
California $45,370
Colorado $38,420
Connecticut $54,980
District of Columbia $68,030
Florida $39,720
Georgia $40,490
Hawaii $36,890
Iowa $41,250
Illinois $45,210
Indiana $32,980
Kansas $34,730
Kentucky $37,640
Louisiana $18,740
Massachusetts $52,240
Maryland $56,230
Maine $37,740
Michigan $33,570
Minnesota $40,650
Missouri $38,550
Montana $27,140
North Carolina $38,660
Nebraska $32,970
New Jersey $54,700
New Mexico $37,950
Nevada $32,690
New York $54,370
Ohio $38,060
Oklahoma $30,770
Oregon $38,920
Pennsylvania $37,990
Puerto Rico $28,080
Rhode Island $53,610
South Carolina $33,240
South Dakota $30,840
Tennessee $43,290
Texas $39,900
Utah $30,020
Virginia $42,250
Vermont $34,780
Washington $41,800
Wisconsin $36,720
Wyoming $39,890

How do museum conservator salaries compare to similar careers?

Museum conservators earn 6% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than curators but more than graphic designers.

Career Median Salary
Curator salary $53K
Interior designer salary $53K
Archivist salary $54K
Model maker salary $59K
Embalmer salary $48K
Museum conservator salary $44K
Gem worker salary $41K
Precious metal worker salary $41K
Jeweler salary $41K
Graphic designer salary $39K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)