Librarian

Librarian Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$53,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$53,000
Median 50%
$91,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Wright State University
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a librarian make?
The national average salary for a Librarian in the United States is $53,069 per year or $25.51 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $30,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $91,000. Most Librarian jobs are in Professional companies and Non Profits companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Librarian salaries are California, District of Columbia, Maryland, Nevada, and Rhode Island. The typical employment for a Librarian is 2.9 years.
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Average Librarian Salary By Location

Librarians in the US makes an average salary of $53,069 per year or $25.51 per hour. The top city when it comes to Librarian salaries is San Francisco, CA at $70,756 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Librarians is $43,000. California, District of Columbia, Maryland, Nevada, and Rhode Island are the states with the highest payscale for Librarians. South Dakota, Iowa, Vermont, Utah, and Oklahoma are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$70,756
2
Washington, DC
$62,900
3
Baltimore, MD
$53,941
4
New Haven, CT
$51,652
5
New York, NY
$50,603

Average Librarian Salary By Company

If you are a Librarian, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Librarian jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Wright State University and Science Applications International ... are the highest paying companies. Companies like Columbus Metropolitan Library and Stanford Health Care also report very competitive wages for Librarians.

Average Librarian Pay By Industry

Wages for Librarians can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Education companies, Manufacturing companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Librarians. Education companies pay their Librarians the highest wages, averaging $62,692 per year. Manufacturing companies and Hospitality companies pay well too, at $54,690 and $53,306, respectively. The average salary for Librarians in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $47,259.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Education
$62,692
2
Manufacturing
$54,690
3
Hospitality
$53,306
4
Finance
$52,456
5
Non Profits
$52,141

Recently Added Librarian Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
COCC
Librarian
01/29/2020
$48,919
01/28/2020
$46,000
01/28/2020
$41,740
01/26/2020
$67,567
01/26/2020
$52,956
01/25/2020
$48,836
01/25/2020
$72,322
01/24/2020
$60,148
State of South Dakota
Librarian
01/24/2020
$45,497
Sacramento City Unified School District
Librarian
01/24/2020
$47,988
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