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
Archivist
Washington, DC
$74,950
$97,430
https://www.usajobs.gov/job/690895800
11/28/2022
Associate Registrar, Exhibitions
San Francisco, CA
$32.18/hr
$38.62/hr
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/associate-registrar-exhibitions/66896635/
11/24/2022
Museum Curator
Galveston, TX
$55,000
$65,000
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/museum-curator/66896881/
11/24/2022
CUMV Collections Manager - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ithaca, NY
$21.90/hr
$24.60/hr
https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/CUMV-Collections-Manager---Ecology-and-Evolutionary-Biology_WDR-00034410-1
11/23/2022
Curator of European & American Art
Oberlin, OH
$56,000
$67,500
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/curator-of-european-and-american-art-open-rank/66873338/
11/23/2022
Museum Collections Management Intern
Mesa, AZ
$400/month
$400/month
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3364422170/?eBP=JOB_SEARCH_ORGANIC&refId=jMUyBotoF%2B5pDul9hQ5dWw%3D%3D&trackingId=vTftMuMwvYElg5RfsX5qbg%3D%3D&trk=flagship3_search_srp_jobs
11/23/2022
Art Curator
Columbia, SC
$50,394
$65,429
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/art-curator/66852182/
11/22/2022
Collections & Exhibitions Coordinator
Hudson, NY
$45,000
$55,000
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/collections-and-exhibitions-coordinator/66852010/
11/22/2022
Curator of African American History & Culture
Columbia, SC
$50,394
$65,429
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/curator-of-african-american-history-and-culture/66852140/
11/22/2022
Curator of Science & Technology
Columbia, SC
$50,394
$65,429
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/curator-of-science-and-technology/66852161/
11/22/2022
Preparator
Jackson, WY
$22/hr
$26/hr
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/preparator/65795099/
11/21/2022
Ancient Egypt and Nubia Galleries Collections Assistant
Philadelphia, PA
$17.98/hr
$27.09/hr
https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/University-Museum/Ancient-Egypt-and-Nubia-Galleries-Collections-Assistant_JR00064202-2
11/21/2022
Curator of Collections and Education
Cleveland, TN
$45,000
$50,000
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/curator-of-collections-and-education/66793570/
11/19/2022
Chief Curator
St. Louis, MO
$95,000
$110,000
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/chief-curator/66793957/
11/19/2022
Collections Registrar
Haverhill, MA
$47,000
$51,000
https://www.historicnewengland.org/about-us/employment/collections-registr/
11/18/2022
Associate Registrar of Exhibitions
Sarasota, FL
$51,000
https://jobs.omni.fsu.edu/psc/sprdhr_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U&
11/18/2022
Registrar for the Collection
Buffalo, NY
$50,000
$55,000
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=62a3d3a8-5c0c-4247-8ade-f863a274d7e3&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=445402&source=CC2&lang=en_US
11/18/2022
Associate Registrar for Exhibitions
San Diego, CA
$65,625
$65,625
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/associate-registrar-for-exhibitions/66777857/
11/18/2022
Associate Registrar for Exhibitions
Philadelphia, PA
$50,000
$50,000
https://philamuseum.applytojob.com/apply/sdyghYqQv3/Associate-Registrar-For-Exhibitions
11/17/2022
Museum Curator (Registrar)
Anniston, AL
$66,562
$103,718
https://www.usajobs.gov/job/689742000
11/17/2022
Associate Registrar
Philadelphia, PA
$37,220
$56,081.33
https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/details/Associate-Registrar_JR00064163-1
11/17/2022
Curator of Exhibitions
Easton, PA
$25,000
$25,000
https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobs/view/curator-of-exhibitions/66761718/
11/17/2022
Associate Registrar for Collections
Portland, OR
$20.74/hr
$26.97/hr
https://jobs.keldair.com/pam/jobs/53306/associate-registrar-for-collections
11/16/2022
Museum Registrar
Orlando, FL
$21.02/hr
$25/hr
https://mycareers.ocfl.net/psc/ps/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=30599&PostingSeq=1&
11/16/2022
Museum Curator
Fort Bragg, NC
$68,915
$89,585
https://www.usajobs.gov/job/689621100?fbclid=IwAR3CM8_ZYmPwjiTxhM5RVlzj92Pio4ZWQicdxjWRfk0HvzDvfzIMcFZCiTM#shorten-link
11/16/2022
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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