The average salary for a Curator is C$50,445.
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Job Description for Curator
Curators are professionals who oversee and manage a collection of some kind, typically related to art or science. They are often employed by museums, galleries, and universities but may be employed by any organization that has a valuable collection requiring care by someone with expertise in a particular field. They are expected to have at least a basic knowledge of the collection, as well as the ability to determine the best way to care for the pieces in it. Duties may include daily physical …Read more
- Oversee the operation of the museum and off-site area storage.
- Build rapport with donors and potential donors, and negotiate to acquire specific collections or individual items.
- Assist in developing programs and special events.
- Assist in developing a long-term plan for rotating exhibits with the goal of reaching new and diverse audiences.
- Coordinate with the collections committee to ensure additions follow the museum's collection philosophy.
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Pay by Experience Level for Curator
An early career Curator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$40,000 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Curator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$52,359 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Curator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,650 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$90,000.
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