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How much does a Curator make in Illinois?

Average Curator Hourly Wage in Illinois

Curators earn a median hourly wage of $29.81. Hourly wages typically start from $15.72 and go up to $49.27.

Average Curator Yearly Salary in Illinois

Curators earn a median salary of $62,000 per year. Salaries typically start from $32,700 and go up to $102,480.

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Curator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Curator Earnings

The highest earning Curators in Illinois earn:

$49.27
an hour
$102,480
per year
Senior Curator Earnings

Senior Curators in Illinois earn:

$42.73
an hour
$88,890
per year
Experienced Curator Earnings

Experienced Curators in Illinois earn:

$29.81
an hour
$62,000
per year
Junior Curator Earnings

Junior Curators in Illinois earn:

$19.43
an hour
$40,420
per year
Starting Curator Earnings

Starting Curators in Illinois earn:

$15.72
an hour
$32,700
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Curator salary comparison

Curators earn less than 78% percent of Science careers in Illinois. Curator salaries are in the bottom 52% of all careers in Illinois.

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Humanitarian Salary in Illinois $30k

Historical salary for Curators in Illinois

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

How to Become a Curator

Interested in becoming a Curator? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good curator? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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