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25.8% Jobs Projection
$61,640 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Curators Work in Washington?

In 2018, there were 220 Curators working in the state.

There were 320 Curators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Curators in this state are growing at a rate of 25.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.7%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 390 jobs for Washington Curators in 2026.

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

What do Curators Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Curators ranged from $37,060 to $101,680 with $61,640 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.82 to $48.89. The median hourly rate was $29.63.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.94 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $3.69.

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


Top Washington Metros for Curators

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 140 $69,270
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 60 $54,450

Top States for Curators Employment

The table below shows the states 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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