Tate Britain has defended its decision to advertise for a “head of coffee”, on wages of almost £40,000 a year.
Union leaders had said the post highlights “the pay discrepancy” between museum professionals and others within the arts sector.
The average annual salary for professional art curators in London is believed to be around £37,300… More here.
This is a good example of a fuss being made over not very much. Many people are ignoring this part- ‘The job entails sourcing, blending and roasting coffee for use in all Tate Eats’ sites and managing the Hot Beverage Team that is responsible for all aspects of tea and coffee delivery.’