How much does an Academic Librarian make in the United States? The average Academic Librarian salary in the United States is $77,764 as of May 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $66,301 and $91,175. 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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What is an Academic Librarian ?

A librarian is a person who works professionally in a library, providing access to information and sometimes social or technical programming to users. In addition, librarians provide instruction on information literacy....

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Sweet Briar College - Sweet Briar Station , VA
Technical Services Librarian Sweet Briar College , a women's college increasingly defined by innovation, has launched a bold academic program that integrates the liberal arts with women's leadership ...
TheJobNetwork - 27 days ago
Roanoke College - Salem , VA
As part of the Fintel Library team, the Instruction & Research Services Librarian will share responsibility for improving the quality of Library services, user satisfaction, and academic success ...
DiversityJobs - 22 days ago
The Rector & Visitors of the University of Virginia - Charlottesville , VA
Collaborate with course leadership to develop academic schedules, distribute materials/instructions ... Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe ...
Upward.net - 55 days ago
University of Virginia - Charlottesville , VA
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and ... Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe ...
JobCase - 16 days ago
James Madison University - Harrisonburg , VA
... academic year. Duties and Responsibilities Make copies of syllabi, test, handouts, and other ... Pick up and deliver materials to other departments, administrative offices, library, post office ...
DiversityJobs - 22 days ago
University of Virginia - Charlottesville , VA
... in an academic or medical center environment. We are looking for individuals who take ... Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe ...
Dice.com - 49 days ago

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Academic Librarian in the United States. The base salary for Academic Librarian ranges from $66,301 to $91,175 with the average base salary of $77,764. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $66,636 to $93,135 with the average total cash compensation of $78,496.

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