How much does a Associate Curator make?

Updated Jan 5, 2022

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$71,548 /yr
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$72K

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$103K

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How much does a Associate Curator make? The national average salary for a Associate Curator is $71,548 in United States. Filter by location to see Associate Curator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 61 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Associate Curator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Associate Curator$71,548 /yr
L3
Curator Supervisor$57,870 /yr
L4
Lead Curator$42,990 /yr
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Metropolitan Museum of Art
3.2

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Associate Curator

$86,770

 /yr
Range: $53K - $126K
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$53K

$126K

$52,847 - $125,695 Range

J. Paul Getty Trust
3.5

J. Paul Getty Trust

Associate Curator

$77,382

 /yr
Range: $68K - $97K

$68K

$97K

$68,324 - $96,923 Range

Brooklyn Museum
3.9

Brooklyn Museum

Associate Curator

$59,037

 /yr
Range: $56K - $62K

$56K

$62K

$55,963 - $62,147 Range

Art Institute of Chicago
3.5

Art Institute of Chicago

Associate Curator

$72,071

 /yr
Range: $72K - $76K

$72K

$76K

$71,771 - $76,316 Range

Moma
4

Moma

Associate Curator

$110,668

 /yr
Range: $96K - $112K

$96K

$112K

$95,524 - $112,317 Range

Asia Society
3.3

Asia Society

Associate Curator

$58,509

 /yr
Range: $58K - $62K

$58K

$62K

$57,528 - $62,022 Range

Florida State University
4.3

Florida State University

Associate Curator
About 

$72K -$81K

$72K

$81K

$72,385 - $80,520 Range

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Guggenheim Museum
3.3

Guggenheim Museum

Associate Curator
About 

$67K -$75K

$67K

$75K

$67,246 - $74,812 Range

The Oakland Museum Of California
3.2

The Oakland Museum Of California

Associate Curator
About 

$62K -$78K

$62K

$78K

$62,039 - $78,293 Range

Traffic.com
4.4

Traffic.com

Associate Curator - Hourly
About 

$20 -$21

 hourly

$20

$21

$20 - $21 Range

Fidelity Investments
4.2

Fidelity Investments

Associate Curator
About 

$68K -$74K

$68K

$74K

$67,640 - $74,473 Range

Wayfair
3.4

Wayfair

Associate Curator
About 

$48K -$52K

$48K

$52K

$47,814 - $52,200 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.3

University of Pennsylvania

Associate Curator
About 

$105K -$114K

$105K

$114K

$104,995 - $114,225 Range

Cornell University
4.5

Cornell University

Associate Curator
About 

$70K -$76K

$70K

$76K

$70,027 - $75,821 Range

RH
2.8

RH

Associate Curator
About 

$79K -$86K

$79K

$86K

$78,920 - $85,737 Range

Rue Gilt Groupe
3.2

Rue Gilt Groupe

Associate Curator
About 

$51K -$55K

$51K

$55K

$50,868 - $55,061 Range

Smithsonian
4.2

Smithsonian

Associate Curator
About 

$72K -$78K

$72K

$78K

$72,404 - $77,616 Range

Bard College
3.9

Bard College

Associate Curator
About 

$57K -$63K

$57K

$63K

$57,374 - $62,768 Range

Georgia Aquarium
3.1

Georgia Aquarium

Associate Curator
About 

$54K -$58K

$54K

$58K

$54,106 - $58,175 Range

City of Sacramento
3.9

City of Sacramento

Associate Curator
About 

$62K -$67K

$62K

$67K

$62,085 - $66,863 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Associate Curator salaries

The national average salary for an Associate Curator is $71,548 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Associate Curator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 61 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Associate Curator employees.

The highest salary for an Associate Curator in United States is $103,182 per year.

The lowest salary for an Associate Curator in United States is $49,612 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$2,500
monthly
A Museum Associate in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $2,500 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$22
hourly
An Associate Curator in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$75,000
per year
An Associate Curator in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$14
hourly
A Museum Associate in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
San Diego, CA Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$62,305
per year
An Associate Curator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $62,305 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$28
hourly
A Gallery Curating Associate in the Bridgeport, CT Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Bridgeport, CT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$65,319
per year
An Associate Curator in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $65,319 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tulsa, OK Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$80,393
per year
An Associate Curator in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $80,393 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$14
hourly
A Museum Associate in the Springfield, MO Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Springfield, MO Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
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