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14.8% Jobs Projection
$51,000 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

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

  • Curators in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Curators Work in Texas?

In 2018, there were 680 Curators working in the state.

There were 600 Curators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Curators in this state are growing at a rate of 14.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.7%.


Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 70 annual Curators job openings in Texas, and 700 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Curators Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Curators ranged from $28,290 to $93,730 with $51,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.6 to $45.06. The median hourly rate was $24.52.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.23 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.71.

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


Top Texas Metros for Curators

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 170 $52,190
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 160 $59,190
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 60 $61,600
Austin-Round Rock, TX 50 $59,070

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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