Average Curator, Art Gallery Salary

$45,213
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,500
Bonus
$5,000
Commission
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The average salary for a Curator, Art Gallery is $45,213.
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$29k
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MEDIAN $45,213
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Salary
$29k - $66k
Bonus
$485 - $10k
Commission
$2k - $9k
Total Pay
$25k - $67k

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Job Description for Curator, Art Gallery

Curator, Art Gallery Tasks
  • Acquire, interpret, and plan installations/exhibitions of artwork.
  • Document collections, including sales or loans of artwork.
  • Plan and oversee events and sales.
  • Research, solicit, and build relationships with artists and clients.

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Popular Skills for Curator, Art Gallery

Skills in Event Planning, Operations Management, Graphic Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Curator, Art Gallery

An early career Curator, Art Gallery with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,863 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Curator, Art Gallery with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,366 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Curator, Art Gallery with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,671 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $45,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Curator, Art Gallery in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 37.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (38.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 151 survey responses.
Early Career
39.7%
Mid Career
31.1%
Experienced
20.5%
Late Career
8.6%