£27,707
Avg. Salary
£8.90
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Curator is £8.90 per hour.

The average pay for a Curator is £27,707 per year.

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£19,915 - £36,468
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Salary £19,915 - £36,468
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£19,171 - £36,309
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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.

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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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Q: What is it like working as a Curator?

Curator in Newcastle-upon-Tyne:
"Creative, exciting and a rare privilege."
Pros: Working with objects and researching ideas for exhibitions and new galleries.
Cons: Lack of salary and security in the sector.

Key Stats for Curator

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Curator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲1%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
₤27,000

Experienced
▼7%

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 79%