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Curators Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for curators in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of curators amongst Texas metropolitan 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 Texas

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 Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,120.

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
2.10% 14.98%
6.64% -
5.78% -
0.40% -
0.89% -
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Curators in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of curators in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of curators in state of Texas ranges from $51,360 to $68,170. The highest paying area for curators in Texas is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $68,170. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $65,700). The lowest paying area is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $51,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Worth-Arlington
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
San Antonio-New Braunfels
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown


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