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Curator Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $12.66 $22.26 $38.47
  Annual $26,300 $46,300 $80,000
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Curators Administer affairs of museum and conduct research programs. Direct instructional, research, and public service activities of institution.