Curator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Curator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $79,370
New Jersey $65,620
New York $66,400
Connecticut $64,913
Pennsylvania $53,840
Massachusetts $63,810
California $60,640
Alaska $66,000
Washington $61,640
Virginia $60,920
Rhode Island $54,010
Colorado $58,650
Maryland $63,240
Missouri $59,150
Arizona $56,050
Vermont $55,490
Delaware $59,000
Hawaii $55,900
Ohio $49,980
Texas $51,000
Nevada $57,450
Kansas $48,816
Minnesota $47,440
Illinois $50,921
Kentucky $51,230
Alabama $50,741
New Mexico $51,500
Maine $48,110
Indiana $45,560
Iowa $45,900
Arkansas $46,330
Wisconsin $49,590
Michigan $46,300
South Dakota $47,620
Tennessee $46,420
Oregon $41,050
New Hampshire $40,530
South Carolina $49,160
North Dakota $47,580
Utah $49,000
North Carolina $43,640
Oklahoma $44,540
Nebraska $43,340
Florida $40,590
Georgia $43,230
Wyoming $39,200
Mississippi $38,220
Montana $39,510
Louisiana $39,820
Idaho $35,500

How do curator salaries compare to similar careers?

Curators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than clinical psychologists but more than embalmers.

Career Median Salary
Clinical psychologist salary $77K
Urban planner salary $73K
Historian salary $61K
Anthropologist salary $62K
Archaeologist salary $62K
Curator salary $54K
Archivist salary $52K
Scientist salary $38K
Museum conservator salary $43K
Embalmer salary $44K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)