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$51,024 / yr
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The national average salary for a Reference Librarian is $51,024 in United States. Filter by location to see Reference Librarian salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,742 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Reference Librarian employees.

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Reference Librarian - Hourly

Rutgers University

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$15 - $67hourly

2 salaries

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$15 - $67hourly
$15$67

Reference Librarian

Loyola University Chicago

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$50K - $61K

2 salaries

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$50K - $61K
$50K$61K

Reference Librarian

Grand Canyon University

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$43K - $49K

2 salaries

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$43K - $49K
$43K$49K

Reference Librarian - Hourly

Lone Star College

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$24 - $26hourly

2 salaries

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$24 - $26hourly
$24$26

Reference Librarian

Library of Congress

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$49K - $93K

2 salaries

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$49K - $93K
$49K$93K

Reference Librarian

Fairfield University

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$51K - $56K

2 salaries

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$51K - $56K
$51K$56K

Reference Librarian

Winston-Salem State University

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$40K - $45K

2 salaries

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$40K - $45K
$40K$45K

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Reference Librarian

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

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$37K - $49K

2 salaries

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$37K - $49K
$37K$49K

Reference Librarian

University of Saint Francis

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$38K - $41K

2 salaries

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$38K - $41K
$38K$41K

Reference Librarian

Palm Beach County Library System

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$53K - $59K

2 salaries

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$53K - $59K
$53K$59K

Reference Librarian - Monthly

Spartanburg County Public Libraries

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$4K - $43K

2 salaries

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$4K - $43K
$4K$43K

Reference Librarian

Skokie Public Library

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$60K - $69K

2 salaries

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$60K - $69K
$60K$69K

Reference Librarian - Hourly

Mercer County Library System

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$17 - $23hourly

2 salaries

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$17 - $23hourly
$17$23

Reference Librarian

Harvard University

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$62K - $67K

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$62K - $67K
$62K$67K

Reference Librarian

UCLA

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$75K - $81K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$75K - $81K
$75K$81K

Reference Librarian

Columbia University

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$73K - $80K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$73K - $80K
$73K$80K

Reference Librarian - Hourly

University of Minnesota

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$21 - $23hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$21 - $23hourly
$21$23

Reference Librarian

University of Texas at Austin

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$58K - $63K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$58K - $63K
$58K$63K

Reference Librarian

University of Southern California

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$89K - $95K

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$89K - $95K
$89K$95K

Reference Librarian

US Department of Defense

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$68K - $74K

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$68K - $74K
$68K$74K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent reference librarian salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$68,000
per year
A Librarian in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $68,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
 
Full-time
1 to 50 employees
$10
hourly
A Librarian in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$25
hourly
A Librarian in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$16
hourly
A Part Time Librarian in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Tulsa, OK Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$53,120
per year
A Reference Librarian in the Knoxville, TN Area area reported making $53,120 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Knoxville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
College / University
$85,964
per year
A Librarian in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $85,964 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$55,347
per year
A Librarian in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $55,347 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
 
Full-time
201 to 500 employees
$66,217
per year
A Librarian in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $66,217 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$65,000
per year
A Reference Librarian in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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