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Curators In Demand

General Information

Description

Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional, research, or public service activities of institution.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Education & Training

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+10%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$60,380

State-by-state Salary

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$80,280
$38,190
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Master's degree 44%
  • Doctoral degree 34%
  • Post baccalaureate 8%
  • Bachelor's degree 6%
  • Some college 3%
  • Post-doctoral training 2%
  • Associate's degree 1%
  • High school 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • History and Archeology
  • English Language
  • Fine Arts
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Education and Training

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