Exhibits Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Exhibits Specialist"How much does an Exhibits Specialist in the federal government get paid? $86,119.76* *Based on the 2020 average.
Exhibits Specialist was the 320th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 213 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) hired the most employees titled Exhibits Specialist, with an average salary of $89,405.
Government Exhibits Specialist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Exhibits Specialist job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This occupation includes positions which supervise or perform work involved in planning, constructing, installing, and operating exhibits, the preparation of gallery space for exhibits, the preservation of historic buildings, or the restoration or preparation of items to be exhibited. The work requires a combination of artistic abilities, technical knowledge and skills, and ability to understand the subject matter concepts which assigned exhibits projects are intended to convey.
Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.
Agencies that have hired an Exhibits Specialist
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust)||92||$89,405.47|
|National Park Service||77||$81,131.39|
|National Gallery of Art||25||$90,912.80|
|National Archives and Records Administration||9||$81,351.67|
|George C. Marshall Space Flight Center||1||$113,161.00|
|National Institute of Standards and Technology||1||$64,893.00|
|Bureau of Land Management||1||$52,905.00|
|U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum||1||$91,237.00|
|National Institutes of Health||1||$126,620.00|
Exhibits Specialist Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Exhibits Specialist is $86,119.76. The highest paid Exhibits Specialist made $149,621 in 2020.
Common Exhibits Specialist Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Exhibits Specialist Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||212|
|ZA - Administrative||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$27,782.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||1000 INFORMATION AND ARTS GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade
GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Exhibits Specialist jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Medical Supply Aide and Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Clerk-Typist||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Tax Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Criminal Investigation||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Exhibits Specialist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for an Exhibits Specialist was $57,554. Since then, the average pay has increased to $86,120 in 2020.
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