Curators (25-4012)

Occupation description:  Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional, research, or public service activities of institution.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 5862 6.90 22
United States 13,10014,100 8.0100 410510

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 28.3214.2818.84 25.6634.7945.40
Alaska 31.1125.3126.87 29.8034.7441.20

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
8715 17.232.9 24.7
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation11
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation4
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 19
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.5

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Master's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None