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
Southeast Minnesota 105$21.31/hr$16.42/hr$17.63/hr$19.50/hr$23.66/hr$29.58/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services30$30.81/hr
Leisure and Hospitality240$23.66/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/A$17.96/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/A$18.18/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/A$18.07/hrN/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
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$17.22/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/A$22.71/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 10$19.50/hr25.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$22.51/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$18.62/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$18.48/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 140$34.62/hr12.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 140$34.62/hrN/A
Minnesota 280$24.97/hr15.5%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Archivists N/A$20.30/hr20.3%
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 1,610$70,957.23/yr4.8%
Anthropologists and Archeologists 30$35.65/hr-2.9%


  • 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.