How much does a Curator make in California?

Average Curator Yearly Salary in California

Curators earn an average yearly salary of $70,480. Salaries typically start from $33,940 and go up to $116,760.

Average Curator Hourly Wage in California

Curators earn an average hourly wage of $33.88. Hourly wages typically start from $16.32 and go up to $56.13.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

45%
Full-Time
55%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Curator demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.6
SCORE
200
RATINGS
Curators average a score of 2.6 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Curators in the 9th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Curator satisfaction

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Curator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Curator Earnings

The highest earning Curators in California earn:

$56.13
an hour
$116,760
per year
Senior Curator Earnings

Senior Curators in California earn:

$41.47
an hour
$86,260
per year
Experienced Curator Earnings

Experienced Curators in California earn:

$30.25
an hour
$62,920
per year
Junior Curator Earnings

Junior Curators in California earn:

$22.07
an hour
$45,900
per year
Starting Curator Earnings

Starting Curators in California earn:

$16.32
an hour
$33,940
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Curator Salary Comparison

Curators earn more than 36% percent of similar careers in California.

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Curator Salary $70k
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Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)