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Salary Negotiation

The Alliance has compiled this set of resources on negotiating a more reasonable salary from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Alliance Resources

National Museum Salary Survey

Explore the most recent National Museum Salary Survey, the most comprehensive salary study conducted for the field!


Other Resources

Empowering Change through Salary Advocacy and Negotiation

The American Institute for Conservation (AIC) blog post outlines the gender pay gap and advises about how to negotiate a salary for your conservation position.

Is Negotiating Not a Museum Thing

The Leadership Matters blog advocate for taking time to understand your own worth and to negotiate prior to accepting that job offer or requesting a raise.

Living Wage Calculator

MIT offers a Living Wage Calculator that can help you determine what salary will best serve the location of your next job.

Salary Guidelines 2017

These salary guidelines from the Museums Association (UK) provide a basic level of compensation for various museum positions.

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