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Occupation Title: Curators

Description: Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional , research, or public service activities of institution.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-4012

Sample Job Titles: Curator, Museum Curator, Collections Curator, Associate Curator, Collections Manager, Curator of Collections, Curator of Education, Exhibitions Curator, Exhibits Curator, Gallery Director

Salary Chart Curators

Estimated Total Employment*
2010: 10,550
2011: 10,340
2012: 10,370
2013: 10,910
2014: 11,200

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 3,900
Projected Growth (2012-2022): 8-14%

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).