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Oversee collections, such as artwork, collectibles, and historic items.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$28.33 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  21.6%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Write articles, books or other original materials in area of expertise.
  • Write grant proposals.
  • Develop library or archival databases.
  • Plan community programs or activities for the general public.
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Job Title Examples:

Curator of Collections
Director of Collections and Archives
Director of Exhibit Development

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