The salary statistics of curators in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare curators salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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 professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $102,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid curators is $33,200.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of curators in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of curators in two industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. For detailed curators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Scientific Research and Development Services|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .