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How much does a Curator make in California?

Average Curator Hourly Wage in California

Curators earn a median hourly wage of $31.15. Hourly wages typically start from $18.01 and go up to $54.21.

Average Curator Yearly Salary in California

Curators earn a median salary of $64,780 per year. Salaries typically start from $37,460 and go up to $112,760.

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      Offers: Bachelors
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      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
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Curator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Curator Earnings

The highest earning Curators in California earn:

$54.21
an hour
$112,760
per year
Senior Curator Earnings

Senior Curators in California earn:

$40.52
an hour
$84,280
per year
Experienced Curator Earnings

Experienced Curators in California earn:

$31.15
an hour
$64,780
per year
Junior Curator Earnings

Junior Curators in California earn:

$24.19
an hour
$50,320
per year
Starting Curator Earnings

Starting Curators in California earn:

$18.01
an hour
$37,460
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Curator salary comparison

Curators earn less than 80% percent of Science careers in California. Curator salaries are in the top 52% of all careers in California.

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Molecular Biologist Salary in California $81k
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Curator Salary $65k
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Forest and Conservation Worker Salary in California $18k

Historical salary for Curators in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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