What is a Museum Curator?
A museum curator is the person who manages the objects in a museum. They are responsible for acquiring new items. They also write exhibit scripts, preparing grant applications, manage the museum budget, and they oversee all of the museum objects.
Based on the 2010 stats the median pay for a museum curator was $42,310 a year or $20.34 per hour.
Current Employment Stats
Based on the 2010 stats there were 23,800 people working in this position. It is estimated in 2020 that there will be 27,600 people working in this position, which is a 16% growth.
Some related jobs include being a Archivists, a historian or a Anthropologists/Archaeologists.