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Curators Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Curators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,590
25th Percentile Wage
$43,950
50th Percentile Wage
$56,500
75th Percentile Wage
$74,150
90th Percentile Wage
$95,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for curators in the industry sector of educational 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 $95,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid curators is $34,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of curators in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,5001.59%5.72%
201555,6000.95%-
201455,0702.02%-
201353,9601.28%-
201253,270--

Compare Curators Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of curators in nine industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for curators occupations is the educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $59,410. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - state government owned industry (annual salary $53,550). For detailed curators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$59,410
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,400
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$57,610
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$56,540
Educational Services
$56,500
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$55,660
Educational Services - Local government owned
$55,310
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$53,670
Educational Services - State government owned
$53,550

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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