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Highest Paying Cities for Curators

The top 100 highest paying cities for curators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of curators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $82,240, Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York is the highest paying city for curators. It is followed by New Haven, Connecticut (average annual salary $80,990). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of curators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Curators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$82,240
60
2 New Haven, Connecticut
$80,990
40
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$80,830
160
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$78,240
210
5 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$75,350
290
6 Provo-Orem, Utah
$74,620
40
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$73,170
320
8 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$72,090
320
9 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$71,940
40
10 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$71,720
1,090
11 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$71,440
40
12 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$71,260
70
13 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$71,040
330
14 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$70,720
1,020
15 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$70,550
1,190
16 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$68,550
30
17 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$68,170
60
18 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$65,830
130
19 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$65,700
130
20 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$65,580
50
21 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$65,560
30
22 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$63,580
170
23 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$63,230
40
24 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$63,200
360
25 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$63,040
60
26 Springfield, Massachusetts
$62,960
40
27 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$62,740
70
28 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$62,730
40
29 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$62,630
110
30 St Louis, Missouri
$62,030
100
31 Kansas City, Missouri
$61,820
60
32 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$61,420
300
33 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$60,980
60
34 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$60,530
60
35 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$60,400
30
36 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$60,390
320
37 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$60,080
240
38 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$59,980
450
39 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$59,540
70
40 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$59,430
150
41 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$59,350
50
42 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$59,310
40
43 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$59,260
530
44 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$59,150
170
45 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$58,900
60
46 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$57,990
40
47 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$57,920
30
48 Tacoma, Washington
$57,840
40
49 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$57,640
270
50 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$57,080
50
51 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$56,780
140
52 Richmond, Virginia
$56,280
70
53 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$56,190
30
54 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$55,800
n/a
55 Wilmington, New Jersey
$55,640
50
56 Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$55,480
40
57 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$55,280
40
58 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$54,900
40
59 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$54,870
80
60 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$54,650
70
61 Madison, Wisconsin
$54,440
70
62 Peabody, Massachusetts
$54,340
60
63 Toledo, Ohio
$54,070
n/a
64 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$53,950
40
65 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$53,710
40
66 Rochester, New York
$53,560
40
67 Manchester, New Hampshire
$53,210
30
68 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$52,580
40
69 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$52,290
30
70 Honolulu, Hawaii
$52,190
40
71 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$51,760
80
72 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$51,630
60
73 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$51,620
50
74 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$51,360
190
75 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$51,360
30
76 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$50,810
60
77 Dayton, Ohio
$50,730
60
78 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$50,470
40
79 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$50,430
30
80 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$49,950
50
81 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$49,740
40
82 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$49,400
50
83 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$49,290
130
84 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$49,010
30
85 Lincoln, Nebraska
$48,970
30
86 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$48,880
50
87 Columbia, South Carolina
$48,810
40
88 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$48,800
130
89 Tucson, Arizona
$48,660
90
90 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$48,510
100
91 Wichita, Kansas
$48,430
40
92 Columbus, Ohio
$48,200
150
93 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$47,020
50
94 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$46,870
120
95 Salt Lake City, Utah
$46,800
30
96 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$46,730
40
97 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$46,290
30
98 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$45,710
40
99 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$45,370
40
100 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$45,240
130
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