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Registrar Museum Salary
in New York, United States

$43,662 (USD)

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Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Registrar Museum is $43,662 a year and $21 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Registrar Museum is between $32,869 and $52,636. 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 New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York, United States

Job family: Museum Technicians and Conservators

Job family population: 12,290

Estimated population of Registrar Museum jobs: 604

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Registrar Museum Job Listings for New York, United States

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