Who Are American Museum Workers?


The National Emerging Museum Professionals Network has released a survey of 500 museum workers.  The representative American museum worker:

  • Has been working in museums for 1-3 years.
  • Works full-time
  • Has a masters degree
  • Is female
  • Is between 25 and 34 years of age
  • Is white
  • Grew up in the suburbs
  • Has college-educated parents
  • Spent 3-6 months looking for a job in the field
  • Did 2 or more internships after college
  • Makes between 30k and 40k a year

See the report here.