How much does a Librarian make in Chicago, IL? The average Librarian salary in Chicago, IL is $71,029 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $60,558 and $83,278. 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 Librarian

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. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Librarian occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Librarian typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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