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Museum Exhibit Designer Salary

$68,668 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Museum Exhibit Designer is $68,668 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Museum Exhibit Designer is between $49,669 and $84,458. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Museum Exhibit Designer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Creates plans and designs, and leads construction and installation of permanent and temporary exhibits and displays.
  • Talks with administrative, curatorial, and exhibit staff members to determine theme, content, interpretative or informational purpose, and planned location of exhibit, to discuss budget, promotion, and time limitations, and to plan production schedule for fabrication and installation of exhibit components.
Museum Exhibit Designer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Set and Exhibit Designers

Job family population: 11,490

Estimated population of Museum Exhibit Designer jobs: 1,860

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Museum Exhibit Designer Job Listings for United States

Graphic Designer & Production Specialist
May 11
Chantilly, VA, USA
Exhibit Edge Inc.
Minimum 1 Year Experience in Exhibit, Museum or related Industry. * Working Knowledge of Graphic ... Strong Listening Skills to Create Designs from Customer's Vision. * Excellent Proficiency with ...
Exhibit Fabricator/Construction Worker
Apr 22
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Insight Exhibits
Insight Exhibits is a full service exhibit house that provides exhibit designs and fabrication for the corporate trade show and museum industry. We are looking for a fabricator to work in the ...
Graphic Designer
Mar 1
Oklahoma State University
The graphic designer will implement the creative visions of the McKnight Center, OSU Museum of Art ... Exhibit strong attention to detail as well as the ability to effectively manage multiple ...
Senior Science Educator: Environmental Scientist
May 11
San Francisco, United States
... exhibit designers, conducting training for floor staff, collaborating with lab scientists, and assisting with museum public programs when needed. * Communicate and represent the vision, goals, and ...
Fabricator/ Benchman
May 20
Denver, CO, USA
Condit Exhibits
... designs and builds custom tradeshow booths, corporate environments, temporary structures and museum ... an exhibit house (preferred, but not required) · Laminate and counter-top experience · Fully ...
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