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Curators Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for curators in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of curators among Illinois areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Curators in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,750
25th Percentile Wage
$45,590
50th Percentile Wage
$61,990
75th Percentile Wage
$87,240
90th Percentile Wage
$102,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for curators in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of curators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,990
-0.45% 42.51%
2016
$62,270
0.43% -
2015
$62,000
2.34% -
2014
$60,550
10.64% -
2013
$54,110
34.13% -
2012
$35,640
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Curators in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of curators in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of curators in state of Illinois ranges from $60,390 to $61,420. The highest paying area for curators in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $61,420. The lowest paying area is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $60,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$61,420
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$60,390




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