Numismatist - Salary and Career
Museology Technicians

Numismatist - 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 Numismatist earn

A Numismatist 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 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 Numismatist

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 Numismatist

Museology Technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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

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