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Art Preparator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,463 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Art Preparator is $52,463 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Art Preparator is between $38,587 and $63,992. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Art Preparator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Packs fine arts, determining packaging and special handling procedures to ensure the safe shipping and storing of art objects, scientific specimens, and historic artifacts.
  • Talks with curatorial personnel regarding status of museum projects and proposed shipping or transfer dates of exhibitions.
Art Preparator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Museum Technicians and Conservators

Job family population: 12,290

Estimated population of Art Preparator jobs: 234

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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