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Curators in Colorado

Is Colorado a good place for you to work as a Curator?

26.5% Jobs Projection
$58,650 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Curators in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Curators in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Curators in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Curators Work in Colorado?

There were approximately 220 workers employed as Curators in this state in 2018.

There were 260 Curators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Curators in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 150 Curators working in it, which means Colorado has more Curators than average.

Curators in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Curators in this state are growing at a rate of 26.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.7%.

Job Projections for Curators: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 430 jobs for Colorado Curators in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,500 annual jobs and 14,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Curators Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Curators ranged from $37,200 to $91,320 with $58,650 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.89 to $43.9. The median hourly rate was $28.2.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $26.99 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.21.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Curators Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for Curators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Curators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 130 $60,920

Top States for Curators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Curators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,570 $66,400
California 1,140 $60,640
Texas 680 $51,000
Florida 680 $40,590
Pennsylvania 670 $48,450
North Carolina 590 $43,640
Massachusetts 520 $63,810
Ohio 380 $49,980
Illinois 380 $49,680
Michigan 370 $46,300
Virginia 300 $60,920
Georgia 240 $43,230
Arizona 230 $56,050
Connecticut 230 $66,530
Washington 220 $61,640
Missouri 220 $59,150
Colorado 220 $58,650
Indiana 210 $41,320
Wisconsin 210 $49,590
Minnesota 200 $47,440

Below are the states where Curators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $79,370
Connecticut $66,530
New York $66,400
Alaska $66,000
New Jersey $65,620
Massachusetts $63,810
Maryland $63,240
Washington $61,640
Virginia $60,920
California $60,640

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Occupation CO Employment Total
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