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23.5% Jobs Projection
$46,420 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Curators in Tennessee are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Curators in Tennessee is growing faster than average.

  • Curators in Tennessee earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Curators Work in Tennessee?

In Tennessee, there were 170 people working as Curators in the year 2018.

There were 160 Curators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 150 Curators working in it, which means Tennessee has more Curators than average.


Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for Curators in this state are growing at a rate of 23.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.7%.


Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 210 jobs for Tennessee Curators in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,500 annual jobs and 14,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Curators Make in Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Curators ranged from $22,740 to $79,380 with $46,420 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.93 to $38.16. The median hourly rate was $22.32.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.58 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.74.

The median salary in Tennessee is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Tennessee Metros for Curators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Curators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 60 $43,560
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 30 $48,170

Top States for Curators Employment

View the list below to see where most Curators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,570 $66,400
California 1,140 $60,640
Texas 680 $51,000
Florida 680 $40,590
Pennsylvania 670 $48,450
North Carolina 590 $43,640
Massachusetts 520 $63,810
Ohio 380 $49,980
Illinois 380 $49,680
Michigan 370 $46,300
Virginia 300 $60,920
Georgia 240 $43,230
Arizona 230 $56,050
Connecticut 230 $66,530
Washington 220 $61,640
Missouri 220 $59,150
Colorado 220 $58,650
Indiana 210 $41,320
Wisconsin 210 $49,590
Minnesota 200 $47,440

Below are the states where Curators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $79,370
Connecticut $66,530
New York $66,400
Alaska $66,000
New Jersey $65,620
Massachusetts $63,810
Maryland $63,240
Washington $61,640
Virginia $60,920
California $60,640

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