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Museum Technicians / Museum Specialists Careers


Average Annual Salary for Museum Technicians:

Median annual earnings of archivists in May 2004 were $36,470. The middle 50 percent earned between $28,900 and $46,480. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $21,780, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $61,260.

Necessary Education for an Museum Technicians Career:

Average Museum Technicians have an undergraduate degree in Sociology or Humanities degree


What is an Museum Technicians in a nutshell?

Prepare specimens, such as fossils, skeletal parts, lace, and textiles, for museum collection and exhibits. May restore documents or install, arrange, and exhibit materials.

Types of Museum Technician jobs:

  • Librarians
  • Historians
  • Social Analyst

Museum Technicians Skills & Responsibilities:

Museum technicians acquire and preserve important documents and other valuable items for permanent storage or display. They work for museums, governments, zoos, colleges and universities, corporations, and other institutions that require experts to preserve important records.

  • Equipment Selection
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Future Outlook for Museum Technicians:

    Sharp competition is expected for most jobs as Museum Technicians because qualified applicants generally outnumber job openings. Graduates with highly specialized training, such as master's degrees in both library science and history, with a concentration in archives or records management and computer skills, will have the best opportunities for positions.


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