Librarian Salary in the United States

How much does a Librarian make in the United States? The average Librarian salary in the United States is $65,082 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $55,484 and $76,305. 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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25% $55,484 10% $46,745 90% $86,522 75% $76,305 $65,082 50%(Median)
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Librarian maintains library's collection of books, serial publications, documents, audiovisual, and other materials, and assists groups and individuals in locating, obtaining and using materials. Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services. Being a Librarian may require a master's degree in library science, or a combination of education and experience in the field. Relies on limited experiences and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. To be a Librarian typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%

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Skills associated with Librarian: Digital Information Management, Inquiry Research/Response, Library Management Software, Records Management

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