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Registrar Museum Salary

$40,197 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$643

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Registrar Museum is $40,197 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Registrar Museum is between $30,261 and $48,459. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Registrar Museum. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Maintains records of accession, condition, and location of objects in museum collection, and oversees movement, packing, and shipping of objects to conform to insurance regulations: observes unpacking of objects acquired by museum through gift, purchase, or loan to determine that damage or deterioration to objects has not occurred.
  • Registers and assigns accession and catalog numbers to all objects in collection, according to established registration system.
  • Composes concise description of objects, and records descriptions on file cards and in collection catalogs.
  • Oversees handling, packing, movement, and inspection of all objects entering or leaving establishment, including traveling exhibits, and confers with other personnel to develop and initiate most practical methods of packing and shipping fragile or valuable objects.
  • Maintains records of storage, exhibit, and loan locations of all objects in collection for use of establishment personnel, insurance representatives, and other persons utilizing facilities.
  • Prepares acquisition reports for review of curatorial and administrative staff.
  • Periodically reviews and evaluates registration and catalog system to maintain applicability, consistency, and operation.
  • Recommends changes in recordkeeping procedures to achieve maximum accessibility to and efficient retrieval of collection objects.
  • Arranges for insurance of objects on loan or special exhibition, or recommends insurance coverage on parts of or entire collection.
Registrar Museum Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Museum Technicians and Conservators

Job family population: 13,100

Estimated population of Registrar Museum jobs: 644

Rate of error: 3.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,600
5 Year Change:
16 %
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New York City, United States
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... and museum operations. This is not a paid internship. Students are required to receive college ... Registrar ? Research Services ? Social Media & Web ? Visitor Services/Group Visits LA Only ...
Spring Intern
Nov 22
NEW YORK, United States
The Paley Center for Media
... and museum operations. This is not a paid internship. Students are required to receive college ... â–¸ Registrar â–¸ Research Services â–¸ Social Media & Web â–¸ Visitor Services/Group Visits LA ...
Spring Intern
Nov 19
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The Paley Center for Media
... and museum operations. This is not a paid internship. Students are required to receive college ... â–¸ Registrar â–¸ Research Services â–¸ Social Media & Web â–¸ Visitor Services/Group Visits LA ...

The average pay for a Registrar Museum is $40,197 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Registrar Museum is between $30,261 and $48,459. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Registrar Museum. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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