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$72,839

Average Base Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,850

Average Bonus
The average curator museum salary in United States is $72,839 or an equivalent hourly rate of $35. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,850. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$59,428

Entry Level Salary

$89,513

Senior Level Salary
An entry level curator museum (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $59,428. On the other end, a senior level curator museum (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $89,513.

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Job Description
Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional, research, or public service activities of institution.
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