How much does a Librarian - Higher Ed. make in the United States? The average Librarian - Higher Ed. salary in the United States is $62,701 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $54,736 and $71,817. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Librarian - Higher Ed. serves as subject matter expert in library cataloging and cataloging systems. Develops a collection of reference resources in all formats. Being a Librarian - Higher Ed. provides descriptive records, subject headings, and classification numbers to facilitate the access of library materials. Requires a master's degree of library science. Additionally, Librarian - Higher Ed. typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Librarian - Higher Ed. gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Librarian - Higher Ed. typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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