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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Museum Educator make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$76,790 / yrTotal Pay
$42,644 / yrBase Pay
$34,146 / yrAdditional Pay

$76,790

 / yr
$33K$523K
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The estimated total pay for a Museum Educator is $76,790 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $42,644 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $34,146 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Museum Educator?

Some related job titles are Museum Curator Salaries with median pay of $70,178, Curator Salaries with median pay of $94,791, Education Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $76,834, Guide Salaries with median pay of $76,768.

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The Chicago Academy of Sciences and its Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2.9

The Chicago Academy of Sciences and its Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Museum Educator

$37,760

 /yr
Range: $35K - $41K

$35K

$41K

$35,065 - $41,138 Range

Naper Settlement
1.9

Naper Settlement

Museum Educator - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $16

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

New York Historical Society
4.1

New York Historical Society

Museum Educator - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $22 - $43

$22

$43

$22 - $43 Range

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
2.9

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Museum Educator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $20 - $22

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
3.0

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

Museum Educator - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $13

$8

$13

$8 - $13 Range

Young At Art Museum
3.5

Young At Art Museum

Museum Educator - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $11 - $12

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

National Liberty Museum
2.2

$45,458

 /yr
Range: $45K - $46K

$45K

$46K

$44,711 - $45,939 Range

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New York Transit Museum
3.2

New York Transit Museum

Museum Educator - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23

$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

Philadelphia Museum of Art
3.0

$45,052

 /yr
Range: $44K - $49K

$44K

$49K

$44,424 - $48,720 Range

Brooklyn Museum
3.6

Brooklyn Museum

Museum Educator

$66,328

 /yr
Range: $48K - $66K

$48K

$66K

$47,516 - $66,328 Range

Lawrence Hall of Science
4.5

$44,520

 /yr
Range: $43K - $58K

$43K

$58K

$43,449 - $58,369 Range

The Children's Museum of Manhattan
3.0

The Children's Museum of Manhattan

Museum Educator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Brooklyn Children's Museum
3.0

Brooklyn Children's Museum

Museum Educator - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

American Museum of the Moving Image
3.2

American Museum of the Moving Image

Museum Educator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $17 - $18

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

Kidspace Children's Museum
3.9

Kidspace Children's Museum

Museum Educator - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

Michigan Science Center
3.1

Michigan Science Center

Museum Educator - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $12 - $13

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

Brigham Young University (BYU)
4.6

Brigham Young University (BYU)

Museum Educator - Hourly

$10

$12

$10 - $12 Range

City of Raleigh
3.5

City of Raleigh

Museum Educator - Hourly

$9

$12

$9 - $12 Range

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
3.2

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum Educator - Hourly
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$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

The Franklin Institute
3.3

The Franklin Institute

Museum Educator - Hourly
About 

$13 -$22

 hourly

$13

$22

$13 - $22 Range

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$32,959

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8 days ago by a Caretaker J with 1 to 3 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Museum Educator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$12

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8 days ago by a Museum Educator with less than one year of experience

$17

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$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Caretaker (J) with 4 to 6 years of experience

$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Museum Educator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$48,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Title Curative Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$65,000

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10 days ago by a Curator with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Museum Educator salaries

The national average salary for a Museum Educator is $39,946 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Museum Educator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 82 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Museum Educator employees.

The highest salary for a Museum Educator in United States is $57,624 per year.

The lowest salary for a Museum Educator in United States is $27,691 per year.

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