How much does a Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) make in the United States? The average Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) salary in the United States is $84,744 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $69,344 and $96,990. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Chief Medical Librarian (MLS)

Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) supervises, maintains, and enhances policies and procedures for a medical library. Oversees professional and support staff involved in cataloging, indexing, issuing books/materials, and keeping records of items on loan. Being a Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) selects books and publications for purchase and subscribes to pertinent periodicals as allowed for by the given budget. Responds to more complex requests from faculty, medical staff, students etc. Requires master's of library and information science from an ALA-accredited school. Additionally, Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) typically reports to a director. The Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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