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Paintings Restorer Salary
in Kansas City, Missouri

$44,757 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,137

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paintings Restorer is $44,757 a year and $22 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Paintings Restorer is between $33,239 and $54,366. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Restores damaged and faded paintings and preserves paintings, using techniques based on knowledge of art and art materials: examines surfaces of painting, using magnifying device, and performs tests to determine factors, such as age, structure, pigment stability, and probable reaction to various cleaning agents and solvents.
  • Removes painting from frame.
  • Applies select solvents and cleaning agents and uses predetermined method to clean surface of painting and remove accretions, discolorations, and deteriorated varnish.
  • Stretches new linen backing, applies paste material to back of painting, and laminates parts together, using laminating press.
  • Dries laminated painting under controlled conditions to prevent shrinkage.
  • Applies beeswax or other substance to damaged or faded areas where restoration is needed.
  • Studies style, techniques, colors, textures, and materials used by artist to maintain consistency in reconstruction or retouching procedures.
  • Reconstructs or retouches damaged areas and blends area into adjacent areas to restore painting to original condition.
  • Applies varnish or other preservative to surface of painting and dries under controlled conditions.
  • May remove paint layer from backing and remount on canvas, wood, or metal support using pressure and special adhesives.
  • May apply neutral color powder to damaged areas to restore areas.
Paintings Restorer Job Prevalence in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job family: Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Job family population: 11,230

Estimated population of Paintings Restorer jobs: 572

Rate of error: 5.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,886
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paintings Restorer is $44,757 a year and $22 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Paintings Restorer is between $33,239 and $54,366. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Kansas City, Missouri.

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