How much does a Medical Librarian (MLS) make in the United States? The average Medical Librarian (MLS) salary in the United States is $65,219 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $58,221 and $73,364. 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 Medical Librarian (MLS)

Medical Librarian (MLS) provides support and assistance to users researching medical information using database searches, inter-library loans, and other resources. Ensures the cataloging and circulation of materials are performed efficiently and correctly according to policies and standards. Being a Medical Librarian (MLS) creates training materials and delivers library instruction and education programs for physicians and other staff. Leads or contributes ideas for library strategic planning, quality initiatives, and the development of digital media and educational resources. Additionally, Medical Librarian (MLS) has current knowledge of medical developments and scientific literature. Requires a master's degree of Library Science (MLS). Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Medical Librarian (MLS) gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Medical Librarian (MLS) typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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