June 16, 2010

Museum occupations: skills on exhibit

Median annual wages of selected museum occupations, private industry(1), May 2009
Occupation Median annual wage

Curators

$43,990

Archivists

$39,830

Set and exhibit designers

$39,350

Instructional coordinators

$36,270

Museum technicians and conservators

$34,500

Self-enrichment education teachers

$32,790

Maintenance and repair workers, general

$30,440

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

$25,730

Security guards

$24,910

Footnotes:
(1) Data are for occupations in museums, historical sites, and similar institutions.

These data featured in the TED article, Museum occupations: skills on exhibit.