How much does a Museum Research Worker make in the United States? The average Museum Research Worker salary in the United States is $58,254 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $47,616 and $72,063. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Museum Research Worker Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Museum Research Worker Salary $37,931 US August 27, 2023
25th Percentile Museum Research Worker Salary $47,616 US August 27, 2023
50th Percentile Museum Research Worker Salary $58,254 US August 27, 2023
75th Percentile Museum Research Worker Salary $72,063 US August 27, 2023
90th Percentile Museum Research Worker Salary $84,636 US August 27, 2023
25% $47,616 10% $37,931 90% $84,636 75% $72,063 $58,254 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Museum Research Worker

Museum Research Worker plans, organizes and conducts research in scientific, cultural, historical, or artistic fields for use in projects of sponsoring institution. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and 2-4 years of experience. Being a Museum Research Worker is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Additionally, Museum Research Worker performs a variety of complicated tasks. Typically reports to the head of a unit/department. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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