Average Curator Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Curator in United Kingdom is £28,134.
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£21k - £37k
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£21k - £36k

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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 £27,420 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Curator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,544 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Curator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,567 based on 11 salaries.

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