Become an Artist >> Browse Articles >> Art Careers


What to Expect from a Career in Curating/Registry

What to Expect from a Career in Curating/Registry

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians

Use this report to find out what to expect from a career in curating and architecture.

  1. Nature of the Work
  2. Working Conditions
  3. Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement
  4. Employment
  5. Job Outlook
  6. Earnings
  7. Related Occupations
  8. Sources of Additional Information

Significant Points

Most worked in museums, historical sites, and similar institutions; educational institutions; or in Federal, State, or local government.

A graduate degree and related work experience generally are required.

Keen competition is expected for most jobs because qualified applicants generally outnumber job openings.

Continue reading on next page.

Find the right campus or online art or design program for you!