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Archivists, curators, and museum technicians
Description: These workers choose, buy, and care for collections of books, records, art, and other items for libraries and museums. The items might be coins, stamps, plants, paintings, sculptures, or even animals. They may also work with records on paper, film, or computers. They plan exhibits, education programs, and tours. Most work with the public and may travel to add to their collections.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $28,001 to $50,000 per year


There are 20 math topics Archivists, curators, and museum technicians need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Ratio and Proportion
Customary Measurement
Metric Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Basic Problem Solving
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Pythagorean Theorem
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning