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4.5% Jobs Projection
$63,240 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Curators in Maryland is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Curators Work in Maryland?

There were approximately 150 workers employed as Curators in this state in 2018.

There were 160 Curators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Curators in MD Employment Trend

The amount of Curators working in the state is similar to the average state.

Curators in MD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Curators in this state are growing at a rate of 4.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.7%.

Job Projections for Curators: Nation vs. MD

Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 230 total jobs in 2026 for Curators in this state.

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

What do Curators Make in Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Curators ranged from $19,510 to $98,680 with $63,240 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.38 to $47.44. The median hourly rate was $30.4.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $26.91 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $3.49.

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

Curators Earnings: MD vs. National Average

Top Maryland Metros for Curators

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 350 $54,250
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 290 $77,530
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 50 $71,030

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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