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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

25-4012 Curators



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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 103$25.51/hr$17.92/hr$23.86/hr$25.76/hr$28.36/hr$31.43/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services30$35.10/hr
Leisure and Hospitality170$31.23/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota 10$24.33/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 10$25.76/hr39.4%
Southwest Balance of State 10$23.41/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 10$25.76/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20$23.77/hr42.9%
Southeast Minnesota 20$25.93/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$23.41/hr50.0%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$29.86/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 120$36.73/hr33.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 130$36.71/hrN/A
Minnesota 210$31.47/hr34.7%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 1,340$82,004.37/yr2.6%
Archivists 60$26.60/hr19.4%
Anthropologists and Archeologists 70$34.38/hr0.0%


  • Provide information from the institution's holdings to other curators and to the public.
  • Design, organize, or conduct tours, workshops, and instructional or educational sessions to acquaint individuals with an institution's facilities and materials.
  • Train and supervise curatorial, fiscal, technical, research, and clerical staff, as well as volunteers or interns.
  • Study, examine, and test acquisitions to authenticate their origin, composition, history, and to assess their current value.
  • Train and supervise curatorial, fiscal, technical, research, and clerical staff, as well as volunteers or interns.
  • Plan and organize the acquisition, storage, and exhibition of collections and related materials, including the selection of exhibition themes and designs, and develop or install exhibit materials.
  • Develop and maintain an institution's registration, cataloging, and basic record-keeping systems, using computer databases.
  • Plan and conduct special research projects in area of interest or expertise.
  • Inspect premises to assess the need for repairs and to ensure that climate and pest control issues are addressed.
  • Develop and maintain an institution's registration, cataloging, and basic record-keeping systems, using computer databases.