Collector of stamps and coins - Salary and Career
Museology Technicians

Collector of stamps and coins - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They help specialists from the different areas of museums, in the work of organization, conservation, research and dissemination of documents and objects of a historical, artistic, scientific, literary or other nature.

How much does an Collector of stamps and coins earn

A Collector of stamps and coins earns between $0 and $0 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.168 and a median salary of $3.168 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 2 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Collector of stamps and coins

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.168 38.013 792 15
1º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Median Salary 3.168 38.013 792 15
3º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Higher Salary 0 0 0 0


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • cultural services technicians
        • museology technicians

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Main workplaces

Museology Technicians they work in museums and archives, in cultural and educational entities, in the documentation sectors of companies, foundations and other public and private institutions, generally medium or large. They are generally registered employees, and there is also a chance of self-employment, as providers of specialized technical services, developing their work integrated in teams. Stamp and coin collectors are generally self-employed and often work alone or in teams. Organizational and research skills are important for the performance of family occupations.


What does it take to work in the field of Museology Technicians

For access to the occupation of technician in museology, a medium level training is required. The learning of professionals who work with stamp and coin collections takes place in practice. For the full exercise of the activities, experience ranging from one to two years is required.


Functions and activities of Collector of stamps and coins

Museology Technicians must:

  • research technical documentation;
  • trading stamps and coins;
  • conserve the collection;
  • implementing educational actions;
  • trade stamps and coins;
  • prepare the space for the exhibition of the technical reserve;
  • conserving the collection;
  • exhibit collections;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • catalogar o acervo;
  • display collections;
  • implement educational actions;
  • search for technical documentation;
  • perform administrative activities;
  • commercialize stamps and coins;
  • catalogar the collection;
  • catalog the collection;
  • communicate;
  • search technical documentation;

  • Activities

    • immunize the collection;
    • weigh the pieces of the collection;
    • number pieces;
    • training surveillance personnel for the protection of the collections;
    • photograph the collection;
    • dismantle exposure;
    • update the archives of documents related to the collection;
    • tombar collection;
    • select parts for acquisition;
    • feed cultural agenda;
    • determine rules on the conservation of the collection;
    • pack works;
    • adapt furniture;
    • determine the ethics of buying and selling works;
    • participate in auctions;
    • package the works in the collection;
    • orienting interns;
    • elaborate correspondence;
    • perform exposure monitoring;
    • manipulate security equipment for the conservation of the collection;
    • paint the space;
    • identify works with tags;
    • account for the administration of financial resources for specific purposes;
    • create a technical reserve area for works in transit;
    • assemble the works in the designated places for exhibition;
    • take measurements of objects;
    • elaborate technical conservation and restoration reports;
    • exhibit at fairs;
    • assist in the restoration of works;
    • know scientific notions of the specific area;
    • know basic first aid;
    • build windows;
    • know notions of first aid at construction sites;
    • perform customer registration;
    • assist in the tipping of the collection;
    • implement first aid measures to the works;
    • control the entry and exit of pieces from the collection in technical reserve;
    • have flexible hours;
    • build panels;
    • mark the exhibition circuit;
    • make partout pass;
    • organizing stamps and coins catalogs;
    • select pieces from the collection for exhibition;
    • indicate safety procedures to the public;
    • sort inventory;
    • help in decision-making on the conservation of the collection;
    • standardize the trade of works;
    • produce technical report of cataloging;
    • guiding technical visits to the collection;
    • organizing conservation and restoration spaces;
    • interview artists and family members about works;
    • execute predetermined educational actions;
    • food website;
    • unpack works;
    • collaborate in planning the exhibition logistics;
    • prepare receipt records;
    • monitor the implementation of the lighting system;
    • prepare works for publication;
    • monitor physical conditions of the exhibition;
    • create incident log;
    • purchase required materials;
    • search primary sources;
    • disclose the event in the media;
    • develop visual memory;
    • supervise the transfer of the collection;
    • control the storage of packages;
    • evaluate the object;
    • fill in the catalog;
    • elaborate statistics of visitation and consultations;
    • collaborate in planning the logistics of the exhibition;
    • update yourself;
    • interact with other professionals and with the institution's public;
    • conduct lectures;
    • subsidize the creation of catalogs with information;
    • indicating safety procedures to the public;
    • update the archives of documents relating to the collection;
    • verify explanatory texts of the collection;
    • create purchase requisition;
    • serve the public;
    • publish stamp and coin catalogs;
    • know notions of support materials for exhibition and restoration;
    • register works loans;
    • collaborate in the maintenance of the exhibition;
    • control the environmental conditions;
    • evaluate the pieces for loan purposes;
    • search bibliography and catalogs;
    • know how to handle epi(personal protective equipment);
    • search auctions;
    • develop hand skills;
    • indicate security procedures for the collection;
    • evaluate loot;
    • representing clients in auctions;
    • know notions of chemistry;
    • select parts for purchase;
    • catalog the archives of documents related to the collection;
    • elaborate the map of access keys to the collection;
    • proceed ethically;
    • standardize the values of the works;
    • create cataloging and computerization files of the collection;
    • sorting stamps and coins;
    • consult collectors and numismatists;
    • auction through catalogs;
    • produce parts location record;
    • advising other institutions in the conservation of the collection;
    • communicate through interviews;
    • perform professional exchanges;
    • plan annual activities;
    • handle collection;
    • training support personnel for the transport and handling of the collection;
    • fill in the catalog sheet;
    • organize the cataloging and research space;
    • perform the collection;
    • auction through electronic means;
    • check explanatory texts of the collection;
    • choose the appropriate material for the exhibition setup;
    • assist in the listing of the collection;
    • participate in the development of the exhibition's visual program;
    • know notions of technical design;
    • implement safety actions in the works;
    • master different computer languages;
    • analyze explanatory texts from the collection;
    • check the status of the collection;
    • search restoration materials;
    • check entry and exit of works;
    • elaborate the circulation of works;
    • control precision instruments;
    • train cleaning staff;
    • adapt lighting to the environment;
    • support in the preparation of the terms of acquisition of the collection;
    • examine national and international stamp and coin catalogs;
    • visit museums and exhibitions for consultation;
    • prepare a report of the activities carried out;
    • implement safety measures in the works;
    • sanitize the collection;
    • prepare a trip to accompany the assembly of the exhibition;
    • build support supports for the works;
    • advise other institutions in the conservation of the collection;
    • participate in the planning of the construction project;
    • list required materials;
    • search the internet;
    • assist in the classification of the collection;
    • search for materials suitable for the exhibition;


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