Average Museum Director Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Museum Director is $54,315

Base Salary
$36k - $124k
$210 - $26k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$31k - $112k
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FAQs About Museum Directors

What is the highest pay for Museum Directors?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Museum Director is $124k / year

What is the lowest pay for Museum Directors?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Museum Director is $36k / year

How can Museum Directors increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Museum Director is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Museum Director that oversees more junior Museum Directors, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.