Curatorial Assistant Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Curatorial Assistant is $32,603 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Curatorial Assistant Salary (?
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$24,297 - $42,882
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MEDIAN: $32,603
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Curatorial Assistant Salary (?
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$10.14 - $20.66
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$24,297 - $42,882  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,382 - $42,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $20.66  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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$24,382 - $42,623  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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
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National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 23%