How much does a Museum Curator - Higher Ed. earn in the United States? The average Museum Curator - Higher Ed. salary in the United States is $58,267 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $49,724 and $69,945. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View Cost of Living in Major Cities
Determines the level of care for the museum's entire collection. Evaluates and catalogs new collections according to department and library procedures. Maintains the environment and security of the collection storage and facilitates research use of collections. Contacts benefactors and writes grant proposals to increase museum funding. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.
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