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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Librarian make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$75,367 / yrTotal Pay
$47,009 / yrBase Pay
$28,357 / yrAdditional Pay

$75,367

 / yr
$18K$327K
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The estimated total pay for a Librarian is $75,367 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $47,009 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $28,357 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Librarian salary is $47,009. Salaries can range from $17,593 - $327,451. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Librarian in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $75,367.

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What are some related job titles for Librarian?

Some related job titles are Library Salaries with median pay of $91,750, Law Librarian Salaries with median pay of $97,960, Library Associate Salaries with median pay of $67,105, Records Management Specialist Salaries with median pay of $70,382.

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New York Public Library
4.2

New York Public Library

Librarian

$58,496

 /yr
Range: $44K - $80K

$44K

$80K

$43,953 - $80,407 Range

VI DOE
3.6

VI DOE

Librarian

$70,573

 /yr
Range: $54K - $75K

$54K

$75K

$53,764 - $75,348 Range

Library of Congress
3.4

$78,377

 /yr
Range: $54K - $132K

$54K

$132K

$53,973 - $131,868 Range

Brooklyn Public Library
3.9

$62,248

 /yr
Range: $57K - $72K

$57K

$72K

$56,654 - $72,189 Range

Queens Library
4.0

$59,082

 /yr
Range: $48K - $67K

$48K

$67K

$47,720 - $66,750 Range

DC Public Library
3.3

$66,778

 /yr
Range: $55K - $98K

$55K

$98K

$55,189 - $98,380 Range

ITT Technical Institute
3.8

$52,677

 /yr
Range: $35K - $60K

$35K

$60K

$34,925 - $60,174 Range

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Library Systems & Services
3.0

$37K

$82K

$37,316 - $81,801 Range

Metropolitan Library System (Oklahoma)
3.2

$52K

$75K

$51,697 - $75,000 Range

Virginia College
2.7

$57,439

 /yr
Range: $54K - $59K

$54K

$59K

$53,912 - $59,085 Range

Charleston County Public Library
3.0

$40K

$61K

$40,416 - $61,477 Range

Columbia University
4.1

$88,303

 /yr
Range: $71K - $96K

$71K

$96K

$71,152 - $96,404 Range

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
3.4

$57,624

 /yr
Range: $50K - $59K

$50K

$59K

$50,000 - $59,424 Range

Denver Public Library
3.6

$58,312

 /yr
Range: $51K - $84K

$51K

$84K

$51,325 - $83,899 Range

Chicago Public Library
3.7

$67,284

 /yr
Range: $42K - $112K

$42K

$112K

$41,863 - $112,120 Range

Harvard University
4.4

$72,363

 /yr
Range: $62K - $84K

$62K

$84K

$61,615 - $83,901 Range

LAC Group
3.6

LAC Group

Librarian

$65,043

 /yr
Range: $59K - $83K

$59K

$83K

$58,511 - $83,212 Range

King County Library System
3.7

$90,300

 /yr
Range: $84K - $108K

$84K

$108K

$83,899 - $107,719 Range

Palm Beach County Library System
3.3

$50,341

 /yr
Range: $38K - $57K

$38K

$57K

$38,145 - $57,207 Range

Austin ISD
2.9

Austin ISD

Librarian

$56,897

 /yr
Range: $48K - $65K

$48K

$65K

$48,295 - $64,854 Range

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$44,000

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7 days ago by a Librarian with 4 to 6 years of experience

$75,000

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8 days ago by a Librarian with 1 to 3 years of experience

$23

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9 days ago by a Youth Services Librarian with 1 to 3 years of experience

$35

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$15

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9 days ago by a Librarian with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Librarian with 10 to 14 years of experience

$41,000

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10 days ago by a Librarian with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Librarian salaries

The national average salary for a Librarian is $58,190 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Librarian salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2129 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Librarian employees.

The highest salary for a Librarian in United States is $84,996 per year.

The lowest salary for a Librarian in United States is $39,839 per year.

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