The average pay for a Curatorial Assistant is $39,537 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$28,700 - $52,935
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$53K
MEDIAN: $39,537
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$12.58 - $22.38
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,700 - $52,935  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,700 - $51,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.58 - $22.38  
   
Overtime
$20.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$28,700 - $51,042  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Curatorial Assistant

  • 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 Curatorial Assistant

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Curatorial Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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