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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 5456 3.72 35
United States 12,40014,100 14.0500 8001,470

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 28.4314.7819.70 26.2435.2745.55
Alaska 32.3019.9125.44 29.5139.2248.64
Balance of State 32.8121.8725.78 29.2739.8848.64

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
574 7.031.5 22.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation21
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation12
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 27
Number of job position postings 4
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.8

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

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