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Curators Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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.

Average Annual Salary of Curators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,200
25th Percentile Wage
$43,440
50th Percentile Wage
$56,470
75th Percentile Wage
$68,760
90th Percentile Wage
$102,160

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,47013.49%-21.98%
201548,850-9.13%-
201453,310-21.20%-
201364,610-6.61%-
201268,880--

Compare Curators Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

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
$58,770
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$56,470

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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