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Restorer Ceramic Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$37,875 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$549

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Restorer Ceramic is $37,875 a year and $18 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Restorer Ceramic is between $33,279 and $45,158. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Cleans, preserves, restores, and repairs objects made of glass, porcelain, china, fired clay, and other ceramic materials: coats excavated objects with surface-active agents to loosen adhering mud or clay and washes objects with clear water.
  • Places cleaned objects in dilute hydrochloric acid or other solution to remove remaining deposits of lime or chalk, basing choice of solution on knowledge of physical and chemical structure of objects and destructive qualities of solvents.
  • Cleans glass, porcelain, or similar objects by such methods as soaking objects in lukewarm water with ammonia added, wiping gilded or enameled objects with solvent-saturated swab, or rubbing objects with paste cleanser.
  • Rubs objects with jewelers' rouge or other mild cleanser, soaks objects in distilled water with bleach or solvent added, or applies paste or liquid solvent, such as magnesium silicate or acetone, basing choice of method and material on age, condition, and chemical structure of objects, to remove stains from objects.
  • Recommends preservation measures, such as control of temperature, humidity, and exposure to light, to curatorial and building maintenance staff to prevent damage to or deterioration of object.
  • Impregnates surfaces with diluted synthetic lacquers to reduce porosity of material to increase durability of ancient earthenware.
  • Restores or simulates original appearance of objects by such methods as polishing surfaces to restore translucency, removing crackled glaze and applying soluble synthetic coating, grinding or cutting out chipped edges and repolishing surfaces, or applying.
Restorer Ceramic Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Museum Technicians and Conservators

Job family population: 12,290

Estimated population of Restorer Ceramic jobs: 492

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,907
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

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