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After graduation, museum studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $107,866, while the bottom 20% make closer to $27,978. The median grad salary is $54,936.
Museum Studies graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in museum studies is $33,964, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $53,160.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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