Museum Educator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Museum Educator is $37,014 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Museum Educator Total Pay (?
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$29,137 - $46,432
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,013
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Museum Educator Total Pay (?
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$8.71 - $20.29
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$29,137 - $46,432  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $486.05  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,033 - $45,600  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.71 - $20.29  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $486.05  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$23,033 - $45,600  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Museum Educator

  • Organize and lead on- and off-site educational programs.
  • Research and develop specialized educational planning, including grant-funded planning.
  • Research, develop, lead, and implement all museum education programs.
  • Train and mentor educational program volunteers.

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Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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National Average
$35,000
Seattle
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Experience Affects Museum Educator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 24%
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