Conservators and curators

National Occupation Code (NOC): 5112  ·  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 Sex

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

Sex 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.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

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

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

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

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 0
Manufacturing 0
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 0
Transportation and warehousing 0
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 0
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0
Educational services 0
Health care and social assistance 0
Arts, entertainment and recreation 10
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 10
Public administration 0
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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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 10
Part Time 0
Total 10
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.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

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

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 0
Female 10
Total 10
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.

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

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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 10
Unemployed 0
Total 10
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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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 0
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 10
Total 10
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.

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