Job Postings &

Salary Data

Since 2018, SERA has followed the National Emerging Museum Professionals Network (NEMPN) call to include salaries and other descriptive details in job postings to increase transparency and inclusion in hiring practices. Since then, a database of all collections focused job postings has been maintained as part of an effort to track salary data for collections positions. If you would like to share a posting with us, please email us!

Title
Location
Salary Low
Salary High
Link to Post
Publish Date
Internship
Charles Town , WV
$600/wk stipend plus housing and travel stipends
https://www.manoproject.org/internships?gnk=job&gni=8a7883a97f5232dd017f741c682700fe&fbclid=IwAR1Z-u4R6FY7qxCn-8brraB5XIB70BluR59xJ_Lw6U5AkAtLCslBVALe3MQ
08/04/2022
Registrar
Santa Fe, NM
$60,000
https://www.artcurators.org/networking/apply_now.aspx?view=2&id=732300
08/01/2022
Collections Assistant
Bozeman, MT
$18.36
$22.95/hr
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/job/collections-assistant/64751451/
08/01/2022
Museum Specialist (History)
Washington, DC
$74,950
$97,430
https://www.usajobs.gov/job/668442800
08/01/2022
Curator of Collections Management & Textiles
Greensboro, NC
$38,385
$51,180
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/job/curator-of-collections-management-and-textiles/64866190/
08/01/2022
Collections Manager
Rochester, NY
$42,000
$60,000
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=8b382a27-3eb9-4c6a-ad3e-e5af3e61fd8a&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US&_ga=2.13926199.1492952840.1658945151-571918516.1658945151
08/01/2022
Native North American Curator of Collections
Portland, OR
$55,000
$62,000
https://jobs.aaslh.org/job/native-north-american-curator-of-collections/64751143/
08/01/2022
Registrar
Philadelphia, PA
$45,000
http://midatlanticmuseums.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/CAW-Registrar-job-announcement-2022.docx
08/01/2022
Curatorial Assistant for Asian American Art (Contractor)
Washington, DC
$84,500
https://www.artcurators.org/networking/apply_now.aspx?view=2&id=732466
08/01/2022
Museum Technician
Crater Lake, OR
$17.31
$22.50/hr
https://www.usajobs.gov/job/667722500
08/01/2022
Collection Project Manager Registrar
Richmond, VA
$45,000
$60,000
https://thevalentine.org/careers/collection-project-manager-registrar/
08/01/2022
Registrar
Billings, MT
$42,000
$50,000
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/job/registrar/64750871/
08/01/2022
Collections Specialist
Bloomington, IN
$38,000
$42,000
https://www.midwestmuseums.org/job/eskenazi-museum-of-art-indiana-university-bloomington-in-full-time-collections-specialist/
08/01/2022
Preparator & Installation Coordinator
Gainesville, FL
$32,000
$38,378
https://flamuseums.org/job-listing/preparator-installation-coordinator/
08/01/2022
Registrar
Philadelphia, PA
$45,000
http://midatlanticmuseums.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/CAW-Registrar-job-announcement-2022.docx
08/01/2022
Collections Registrar
Kalamazoo, MI
$35,769
$44,130
https://jobs.kvcc.edu/postings/4385
08/01/2022
Native North American Curator of Collections
Portland, OR
$55,000
$62,000
https://jobs.aaslh.org/job/native-north-american-curator-of-collections/64751143/
08/01/2022
Museum Curator
Golden, CO
$47,900
$57,400
https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/3654194-0/museum-curator
08/01/2022
Curatorial Assistant for Asian American Art (Contractor)
Washington, DC
$84,500
https://www.artcurators.org/networking/apply_now.aspx?view=2&id=732466
08/01/2022
Associate Museum Curator
Beaufort, NC
$34,084
$59,646
https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/3634246-0/associate-museum-curator
08/01/2022
Archivist III
Augusta, ME
$22.87
$31.01/hr
https://mainebhr.hire.trakstar.com/jobs/fk02786/
08/01/2022
Registrar
Billings, MT
$42,000
$50,000
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/job/registrar/64750871/
08/01/2022
Collection Project Manager Registrar
Richmond, VA
$45,000
$60,000
https://thevalentine.org/careers/collection-project-manager-registrar/
08/01/2022
Preparator
Andover, MA
$45,000
$50,000
https://andover.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=830
08/01/2022
Associate Curator
Ridgefield, CT
$60,000
$70,000
https://thealdrich.org/client-uploads/files/Associate-Curator-Job-Description.pdf
07/25/2022
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Job POsting Sites

 

These are all external boards that SERA is not responsible for maintaining.

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State Organizations

Alabama (In Progress)

Alaska

Arizona 

Arkansas (No Job Board)

California - (CAM - California Association of Museums)

Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums (CWAM)

Connecticut League of History Organizations (CLHO)

Delaware (No Job Board)

Florida - (FAM - Florida Association of Museums)

Georgia - (GAM - Georgia Association of Museums)

Hawaii - (HMA - Hawaii Museums Association)

Idaho 

Illinois - (IAM - Illinois Association of Museums)

Iowa 

Kansas - (KMA - Kansas Museums Association)

Kentucky - (KMHA - Kentucky Museum and Heritage Alliance)

Louisinan - (LAM - Louisiana Association of Museums) (Not Updated)

Maine 

Maryland (No Job Board)

Massachusetts (No State Specific Site)

Michigan - (MMA - Michigan Museums Association)

Mississippi  (Inactive Site)

Missouri (No Job Board)

Montana (No Job Board)

Nebraska - (NMA - Nebraska Museums Association)

Nevada 

New Hampshire (No State Specific Site)

New Jersey (No Job Board)

New Mexico - (NMAM - New Mexico Association of Museums (No Job Board)

New York - (MANY - Museum Association of New York)

North Carolina - (NCMC - North Carolina Museums Council)

Ohio

Oklahoma - (OMA - Oklahoma Museums Association)

Oregon - (OMA - Oregon Museums Association)

Pennsylvania - (PFMHP - Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Places)

Rhode Island (No State Specific Site)

South Carolina - (SCFM - South Carolina Federation of Museums) (Members only)

South Dakota 

Tennessee - (TAM - Tennessee Association of Museums)

Texas - (TAM - Texas Association of Museums)

Utah - (UMA - Utah Museums Association)

Vermont (No State Specific Site)

Virginia - (VAM - Virginia Association of Museums)

Washington - (WMA - Washington Museum Association)

West Virginia

Wisconsion - (WFM - Wisconsin Federation of Museums)

Wyoming (Joint with Colorado above)

Salary Resources