Curators in Virginia
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Curators in Virginia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Curators in Virginia is growing faster than average.
Curators in Virginia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Curators Work in Virginia?
There were approximately 300 workers employed as Curators in this state in 2018.
There were 310 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 Virginia has more Curators than average.
Job Projections for Virginia
Jobs for Curators in this state are growing at a rate of 12.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.7%.
Virginia Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 440 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 Virginia?
In 2018 wages for Curators ranged from $40,290 to $90,160 with $60,920 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.37 to $43.35. The median hourly rate was $29.29.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $28.16 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.13.
The median salary in Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Virginia Metros for Curators
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Curators.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC||90||$55,440|
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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