Average Museum Director Salary

$50,244
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$31k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$96k

The average salary for a Museum Director is $50,244

Base Salary
$31k - $96k
Bonus
$200 - $16k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$29k - $94k
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What Do Museum Directors Do?

Museum Director Tasks
  • Coordinate, lead, and oversee all activities of the museum staff and volunteers.
  • Coordinate with conservation staff to determine the best conservation treatment procedures and priorities.
  • Review existing and establish new procedures and protocol for collections care and conservation.
  • Plan and develop the museum's and each department's operating budget.
  • Act as point of contact for conservation issues and advocate for the care of the collection.
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Job Satisfaction for Museum Director

3.6 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Female
74.4%
Male
25.6%
This data is based on 43 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

80%

Dental

61%

Vision

63%

None

20%