Curators in Illinois
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Projected employment for Curators in Illinois is growing faster than average.
Curators in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Curators Work in Illinois?
In Illinois, there were 380 people working as Curators in the year 2018.
There were 390 Curators employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 150 Curators working in it, which means Illinois has more Curators than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Curators in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.7%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 440 jobs for Illinois Curators in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 1,500 annual jobs and 14,100 total jobs in 2026.
What do Curators Make in Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Curators ranged from $33,540 to $91,360 with $49,680 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.13 to $43.92. The median hourly rate was $23.89.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.8 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $5.91.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois Metros for Curators
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Curators.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|St. Louis, MO-IL||110||$59,540|
Top States for Curators Employment
View the list below to see where most Curators work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Curators get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$79,370|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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