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Curators in Missouri

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

13.3% Jobs Projection
$59,150 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Curators Work in Missouri?

In 2018, there were 220 Curators working in the state.

There were 200 Curators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Curators in MO Employment Trend

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

Curators in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Curators in this state are growing at a rate of 13.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.7%.

Job Projections for Curators: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 170 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 Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Curators ranged from $30,950 to $100,460 with $59,150 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.88 to $48.3. The median hourly rate was $28.44.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.87 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.43.

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

Curators Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
Kansas City, MO-KS 60 $58,400

Top States for Curators Employment

View the list below to see 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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation MO Employment Total
Museum Technicians and Conservators 940
Archivists 160


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