Curators Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of curators in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare curators salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Curators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for curators in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) curators is $77,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid curators is $25,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of curators in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
10.89% 13.81%
-43.33% -
5.81% -
12.94% -
17.71% -
- -

Compare Curators Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of curators in two industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. For detailed curators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Miscellaneous Store Retailers

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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