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 about the same as related careers in Hawaii. On average, they make less than photographers but more than gem workers.

Career Median Salary
Photographer salary $42K
Motion picture projectionist salary $38K
Potter salary $39K
Glass blower salary $39K
Embalmer salary $36K
Museum conservator salary $37K
Jeweler salary $37K
Humanitarian salary $37K
Precious metal worker salary $34K
Gem worker salary $34K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)