Art Conservators


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Art Conservators

Art Conservators - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Museums and historical sites
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Colleges and universities

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will grow. As the public's interest in science, art, history, and technology increases, so should the need for curators. There will also be a need to replace workers who leave the occupation. This occupation is sensitive to the economy. This is because museums and cultural institutions often receive less funding during these periods.

Competition for jobs is expected to be strong, because qualified applicants outnumber job openings.

Curators (CIS 100245)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
401
Very small
&
9.5%
5.8%
>>>>
46
Very few
  Champaign Area
10
Very small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Cook County
264
Very small
&
11.7%
5.6%
>>>>
31
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
6
Very small
&
16.7%
9.7%
>>>>
0
None
  Du Page County
23
Very small
&
4.3%
5.4%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Lake County
6
Very small
&
16.7%
8.6%
>>>>
0
None
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
8
Very small
&
0.0%
6.8%
>>>>
0
None
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
11
Very small
&
0.0%
7.3%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Springfield Area
22
Very small
&
4.5%
4.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
United States
14,500
Very small
&
13.1%
3.7%
>>>>
1,800
Very few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.