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Education Directors and Museum Teachers


According to, median annual salary for museum education specialists were $47,352 in April 2016. Salaries ranged from less than $41,210 to $56,334 or more annually. Full-time museum teachers can expect to earn about $20,000 to $25,000 to start. Those with experience earn from $30,000 to $40,000 or more. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that self-enrichment teachers employed by museums, historical sites, and similar institutions earned mean annual wages of about $36,350, and museum curators earned $54,600 in May 2015.

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