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Curatorial Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Curatorial Assistant is $35,138 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$24,529 - $49,773
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,137
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$10.21 - $21.17
(Median)
$10
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$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,529 - $49,773  
   
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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$24,660 - $47,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $21.17  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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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$24,660 - $47,010  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Curatorial Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Curatorial Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 26%