Average Curator Salary

C$50,445
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C$2,250
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The average salary for a Curator is C$50,445.
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C$31k
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MEDIAN C$50,445
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Salary
C$31k - C$78k
Bonus
C$0 - C$2k
Total Pay
C$31k - C$85k

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Job Description for Curator

Curator Tasks
  • 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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Years of Experience

This data is based on 54 survey responses.
Early Career
31.5%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
11.1%

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