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2014 National Comparative Museum Salary Survey

Purchase the 2014 National Comparative Museum Salary Survey.


2014 National Comparative Museum Salary Study

The first comprehensive salary study conducted for the field! Features:

  • detailed salary information for 51 key museum positions
  • data from 962 institutions, including information about benefits and part-time employee
  • observations on employment patterns post-2008
  • in-depth analysis by gender and education levels of individuals, as well as by budget size, museum type, geographic setting (urban, suburban, rural)  region and governance

Created to support decision-making by museum directors and human resource professionals, as well as those invested in managing their museum careers, this is an essential resource for:

  • hiring officials who need to set the salaries of new museum employees
  • HR managers and supervisors who want to benchmark the salaries of current employees against regional and national norm
  • museum workers who want to know how they stack up against their peers

Prepared in collaboration with all six regional museum associations: the Association of Midwest Museums (AMM), the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM), the Mountain Plains Museum Association (MPMA), the New England Museum Association (NEMA), the Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) and the Western Museums Association (WMA) and based on surveys conducted in their regions.

The 2014 National Museum Salary Survey can be purchased online. AAM members or members of the regional associations can purchase the study for $60. The non-member price is $100.