Assistant Curator Salary

An Assistant Curator earns an average salary of $44,491 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$29,799 - $61,637
$30K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,948
10%
50%
90%

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$13.08 - $20.75
$18
MEDIAN: $18.20
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$0$61K
Salary $29,799 - $61,637
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$26,379 - $60,175
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $18.20
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$60K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,379 - $60,175
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Assistant Curator

Assistant curators help to create and maintain collections of work in museums and perform tasks assigned by a main curator. They often serve as liaisons to other departments within the museum, as well as other museums, galleries, artists, trustees, and collectors, and may also locate potential loans and connect directly with owners to secure them.

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Assistant Curator Tasks

  • Assist the curator in developing and providing educational programs and researching collections for publication.
  • Supervise museum volunteers.
  • Deliver lectures, tours, and represent the curator.
  • Assist with records of acquisitions, exchanges, and loans of museum collections.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of exhibits.

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Key Stats for Assistant Curator

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Assistant Curator Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 5%
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