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2012 National Comparative Museum Salary Study

The only comprehensive salary study of national scope! Includes:

  • detailed salary information for 48 key museum positions
  • analysis by museum type, region, geographic setting (urban, rural, suburban) and budget size, plus individual characteristics (age, gender, academic preparation and time in position)
  • information about benefits, part-time employees, employment patterns during the Great Recession and the shape of the museum profession.
An essential resource for hiring officials who need to set the salaries of new museum employees, for HR managers and supervisors who want to benchmark the salaries of current employees against regional and national norms, and for museum workers who want to know how they stack up against their peers.

Prepared in collaboration with the Association of Midwest Museums (AMM), the Mountain Plains Museum Association (MPMA), the New England Museum Association (NEMA) and the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) and based on surveys conducted in their regions. Together, these associations represent 36 states, 64% of the American population and approximately two-thirds of all museums in the United States.

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