How much does a Museum Director make in the United States? The average Museum Director salary in the United States is $48,737 as of May 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $41,591 and $58,504. 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. 

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What is a Museum Director ?

A curator (from Latin: cura, meaning "to take care") is a manager or overseer. Traditionally, a curator or keeper of a cultural heritage institution (e.g., gallery, museum, library, or archive) is a content specialist charged with an institution's collections and involved with the interpretation of heritage material. A traditional curator's concern necessarily involves tangible objects of some sort — artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific collections. More recently, new kinds of curators have started to emerge: curators of digital data objects and biocurators....

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George Washington's Mount Vernon - Mount Vernon , VA
This position works with the Assistant Director and Retail Information Manager to create a visually inspiring online store and with Media & Communications team to drive business through social media ...
iHire - 35 days ago
Longwood University - Farmville , VA
It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history ... The Lead Teacher will report to the site director. Since the Center will function as part of the ...
Recruitology - 6 days ago
... Medical Director stipend - Health benefits + Retirement plan - Marketing + practice growth ... Boyd Museum, the Heritage Museum and the Stephen F. Austin Memorial. Entertainment lovers enjoy the ...
MedCareers - 60 days ago
... Medical Director stipend - Health benefits + Retirement plan - Marketing + practice growth ... Boyd Museum, the Heritage Museum and the Stephen F. Austin Memorial. Entertainment lovers enjoy the ...
MedCareers - 60 days ago
... Medical Director stipend - Health benefits + Retirement plan - Marketing + practice growth ... Boyd Museum, the Heritage Museum and the Stephen F. Austin Memorial. Entertainment lovers enjoy the ...
MedCareers - 60 days ago
... Medical Director Stipend • Health benefits + Retirement plan • Marketing + practice growth ... Boyd Museum, the Heritage Museum and the Stephen F. Austin Memorial. Entertainment lovers enjoy the ...
MedCareers - 60 days ago

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