Conservators and curators

National Occupation Code (NOC): 5112  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Conservators restore and conserve artifacts belonging to museums, galleries and owners of cultural property. Curators recommend the acquisition of museum artifacts and gallery works of art and research their artistic history. Conservators and curators are employed in museums, art galleries and universities. Conservators may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Archaeology Curator
  • Archaeology Museum Curator
  • Art Gallery Conservator
  • Art Gallery Curator
  • Art Object Curator
  • Artifact Conservator
  • Assistant Curator
  • Assistant Museum Curator
  • Aviation And Space Museum Curator
  • Ceramics And Glass Conservator
  • Conservator - Art Objects
  • Conservator - Museum
  • Contemporary Art Curator
  • Contemporary Art Museum Curator
  • Curator
  • Ethnology Curator
  • Ethnology Museum Curator
  • Fine Art And Polychrome Conservator
  • Fossil Conservator
  • Fossil Curator
  • Furniture And Wooden Objects Conservator
  • Herbarium Curator
  • Historical Artifact Conservator
  • Insectarium Conservator
  • Insectarium Curator
  • Invertebrate Zoology Curator
  • Invertebrate Zoology Museum Curator
  • Library Curator
  • Metals Conservator
  • Museologist
  • Museum Curator
  • Museum Objects Conservator
  • Natural History Museum Curator
  • Natural History Specimen Conservator
  • Natural Sciences Curator
  • Natural Sciences Museum Curator
  • Ornithology Curator
  • Ornithology Museum Curator
  • Paintings Conservator
  • Paper Conservator
  • Photograph Conservator
  • Photography Museum Curator
  • Science And Technology Curator
  • Science And Technology Museum Curator
  • Sculpture Conservator
  • Textile Conservator
  • Vertebrate Zoology Curator
  • Vertebrate Zoology Museum Curator
  • Art Gallery Conservator
  • Conservator - Art Objects
  • Conservator - Museum
  • Curator
  • Historical Artifact Conservator
  • Natural History Museum Curator
  • Assistant Curator

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for conservators and curators.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for conservators and curators.

Gender Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Extracted Salary Information (1 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for conservators and curators.

$27,300.00
Lowest Observed
$27,300.00
Highest Observed
$27,300.00
25th Percentile
$27,300.00
Average
$27,300.00
Median
$27,300.00
75th Percentile

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for conservators and curators

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 10
35 to 44 years 25
45 to 54 years 35
55 to 64 years 10
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 60
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for conservators and curators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 25
Part Time 30
Total 55
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for conservators and curators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 10
Female 50
Total 60
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for conservators and curators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 55
Self Employed 0
Total 60
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for conservators and curators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 55
Unemployed 10
Total 60
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for conservators and curators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 50
Total 55
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Help Us Serve You Better

We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.

Your Age: