Average Curator Salary

$50,684
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$33k
MEDIAN
$51k
90%
$84k

The average salary for a Curator is $50,684

Base Salary
$33k - $84k
Bonus
$78 - $16k
Total Pay
$32k - $82k
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What Do Curators Do?

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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Job Satisfaction for Curator

3.7 out of 5
(40)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews
Based on 40 responses, the job of Curator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.7 out of 5. On average, Curators are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
72.0%
Male
28.0%
This data is based on 118 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

76%

Dental

58%

Vision

48%

None

24%