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Museum Educator

Average Annual Salary of an Museum Educator:

The median expected salary for a typical Museum Educator in the United States is $41,323.

Necessary Education for Museum Educator Career:

A degree in education with emphasis in a field of interest to Museums.

What is Museum Educator in a nutshell?

Coordinating Museum outreach and educational programming.

Types of Museum Educator:

  • Museum Educator
  • Moveable Museum Educator - outreach outside the Museum
  • Museum Educator Assistance

Museum Educator Skills & Responsibilities:

The Museum Educator develops and implements the museums educational programs with the goal of facilitating understanding and interpretations of the exhibitions and collections.

To accomplish this goal, Museum Educators may employ a variety of techniques such as tour guides, printed materials, workshops and special events. Other methods have included programs, geared towards specific ages for school tour groups.

Future Outlook for Museum Educator:

Employment of archivists, curators, and museum technicians is expected to increase about as fast as the average for all occupations through 2014.


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