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Museum Attendants


The range of compensation for museum positions depends on the museum's size, mission, operating budget, staffing requirements, and the metropolitan area in which it is located. Depending on full- or part-time employment status, museum attendants' salaries vary greatly, but typically begin at the rate of $7.25 to $10 per hour in institutions with operational budgets below $1 million. In March 2020, the average annual salary for full-time museum attendants was $24,972, according to Salaries ranged from $16,000 or less to $43,500 or more.

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