Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) make in District of Columbia? The average Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) salary in District of Columbia is $88,869 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $72,739 and $101,725. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $72,739 10% $58,054 90% $113,430 75% $101,725 $88,869 50%(Median)
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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 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $88,422 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $88,422 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $88,422 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $88,422 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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