Museum Technicians and Conservators (25-4013)

Occupation description:  Restore, maintain, or prepare objects in museum collections for storage, research, or exhibit. May work with specimens such as fossils, skeletal parts, or botanicals; or artifacts, textiles, or art. May identify and record objects or install and arrange them in exhibits. Includes book or document conservators.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 6063 5.03 47
United States 11,80013,300 12.4500 7001,350

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 21.6211.3114.69 19.5526.3034.73
Alaska 22.4213.8215.99 20.0728.2034.36

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
6913 18.850.0 39.7
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation16
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation5
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 40
Number of job position postings 12
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.3

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None