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Starting Salary
$19,000
Job openings
610
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. They assist patrons, organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks.
Starting Salary
$43,000
Job openings
7,722
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Burlington, VT;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries.
Starting Salary
$38,000
Job openings
547
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries.
Starting Salary
$21,000
Job openings
22,436
Top Locations:
Jacksonville, FL;  New York, NY;  Provo, UT;  
Job Description:
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. They assist patrons, organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks.
Starting Salary
$36,000
Job openings
420
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  San Francisco, CA;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries.
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Part Time
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Starting Salary
$34,000
Job openings
23,786
Top Locations:
Washington, DC;  New York, NY;  Indianapolis, IN;  
Job Description:
Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries.
Starting Salary
$39,000
Job openings
48,632
Top Locations:
Austin, TX;  Landover, MD;  Dallas, TX;  
Job Description:
Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
150
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Archivists appraise, process, catalog, and preserve permanent records and historically valuable documents. Curators oversee collections of artwork and historic items, and may conduct public service activities for an institution. Museum technicians and conservators prepare and restore objects and documents in museum collections and exhibits.
Starting Salary
$54,000
Job openings
101,663
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
55,806
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Starting Salary
$38,000
Job openings
40,593
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$55,000
Job openings
58,875
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
A business analyst is someone who analyzes an organization or business domain (real or hypothetical) and documents its business or processes or systems, assessing the business model or its integration with technology.
Starting Salary
$51,000
Job openings
66,086
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$56,000
Job openings
76,890
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$29,000
Job openings
4,569
Top Locations:
Washington, DC;  New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. They assist patrons, organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks.
Starting Salary
$30,000
Job openings
29,826
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Boston, MA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
A Research Assistant helps carry out a particular research agenda. They are generally found in the social science or laboratory setting.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
36,243
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Information clerks perform routine clerical duties such as maintaining records, collecting data, and providing information to customers.
Starting Salary
$76,000
Job openings
11,110
Top Locations:
Seattle, WA;  New York, NY;  San Francisco, CA;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$33,000
Job openings
15,059
Top Locations:
Chicago, IL;  New York, NY;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
62,047
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Computer support specialists provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Some, called computer network support specialists, support information technology (IT) employees within their organization. Others, called computer user support specialists, assist non-IT users who are having computer problems.
Starting Salary
$40,000
Job openings
22,070
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  Orlando, FL;  
Job Description:
Instructional coordinators oversee school curriculums and teaching standards. They develop instructional material, coordinate its implementation with teachers and principals, and assess its effectiveness.
Starting Salary
$46,000
Job openings
14,529
Top Locations:
Kennewick, WA;  Scottsdale, AZ;  New York, NY;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$48,000
Job openings
709
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. They assist patrons, organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
669
Top Locations:
Chicago, IL;  Washington, DC;  Baton Rouge, LA;  
Job Description:
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. They assist patrons, organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks.
Starting Salary
$21,000
Job openings
27,347
Top Locations:
Kansas City, MO;  Jackson, MS;  Lakeland, FL;  
Job Description:
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. They assist patrons, organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks.
Starting Salary
$41,000
Job openings
62,523
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Computer support specialists provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Some, called computer network support specialists, support information technology (IT) employees within their organization. Others, called computer user support specialists, assist non-IT users who are having computer problems.
Starting Salary
$34,000
Job openings
9,166
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Editors plan, review, and revise content for publication.
Starting Salary
$28,000
Job openings
5,783
Top Locations:
Chicago, IL;  Upper Marlboro, MD;  Atlanta, GA;  
Starting Salary
$20,000
Job openings
15,786
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  San Antonio, TX;  Norfolk, VA;  
Job Description:
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. They assist patrons, organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
610
Top Locations:
Atlanta, GA;  Plattsburgh, NY;  New York, NY;  
Job Description:
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. They assist patrons, organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks.
Starting Salary
$41,000
Job openings
19,628
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.
Starting Salary
$34,000
Job openings
23,802
Top Locations:
Clifton Park, NY;  Livingston, NJ;  New York, NY;  
Job Description:
Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries.
Starting Salary
$30,000
Job openings
4,027
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Detroit, MI;  New York, NY;  
Job Description:
Medical records and health information technicians, commonly referred to as health information technicians, organize and manage health information data. They ensure its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories.
Starting Salary
$51,000
Job openings
31,458
Top Locations:
Bothell, WA;  New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  
Starting Salary
$65,000
Job openings
118,250
Top Locations:
San Francisco, CA;  New York, NY;  Austin, TX;  
Job Description:
Software developers are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or another device. Others develop the underlying systems that run the devices or that control networks.
Starting Salary
$56,000
Job openings
42,724
Top Locations:
Austin, TX;  New York, NY;  Phoenix, AZ;  
Starting Salary
$21,000
Job openings
40,447
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
A Data Entry Specialist takes information from different places that is written down, such as canceled checks, bills, and reports, and enter it into an electronic data system for storage and analysis. They are also responsible for updating and maintaining information on computer systems as well as in archives.
Starting Salary
$29,000
Job openings
16,469
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.
Starting Salary
$37,000
Job openings
16,870
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Boston, MA;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$29,000
Job openings
28,870
Top Locations:
Phoenix, AZ;  Houston, TX;  San Antonio, TX;  
Job Description:
Medical records and health information technicians, commonly referred to as health information technicians, organize and manage health information data. They ensure its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories.
Starting Salary
$17,000
Job openings
6,013
Top Locations:
Knoxville, TN;  Eugene, OR;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. They assist patrons, organize library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks.
Starting Salary
$47,000
Job openings
33,195
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Austin, TX;  
Job Description:
Technical writers, also called technical communicators, prepare instruction manuals, how-to guides, journal articles, and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily. They also develop, gather, and disseminate technical information through an organization’s communications channels.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
2,696
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Washington, DC;  Boise, ID;  
Job Description:
Medical records and health information technicians, commonly referred to as health information technicians, organize and manage health information data. They ensure its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories.
Starting Salary
$47,000
Job openings
28,440
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Dallas, TX;  
Job Description:
Market research analysts study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.
Starting Salary
$31,000
Job openings
40,892
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Social and human service assistants provide client services, including support for families, in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.
Starting Salary
$22,000
Job openings
91,284
Top Locations:
Chicago, IL;  New York, NY;  Saint Louis, MO;  
Job Description:
Nursing assistants, sometimes called nursing aides, help provide basic care for patients in hospitals and residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes. Orderlies transport patients and clean treatment areas.
Starting Salary
$54,000
Job openings
36,892
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Baton Rouge, LA;  
Job Description:
A Quality Assurance Tester is responsible for evaluating software quality through manual and automated testing. They collaborate with the IT department and business units for executing and validating various quality tests.
Starting Salary
$36,000
Job openings
19,785
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Medical scientists conduct research aimed at improving overall human health. They often use clinical trials and other investigative methods to reach their findings.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
44,730
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Social and human service assistants provide client services, including support for families, in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.
Starting Salary
$38,000
Job openings
37,028
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  San Diego, CA;  
Job Description:
A Research Associate plans, organizes, and conducts research in scientific, cultural, historical, or artistic. They conduct literature, collect and analyze data, and recruit and/or interview new people.

Library Science Major Jobs

Average Salary For a Library Science Major

Depending on the industry that library science majors work in, their salaries can vary significantly. In fact, we found that library science majors who work in the health care industry have an average salary of $56,058, while those who work in the government industry have an average salary of $33,888. If salary is the most important thing to you, then you should look for jobs in the health care industry.

1. Health Care
$56,058
Avg. Salary
$26k
$63k
2. Professional
$48,279
Avg. Salary
$26k
$63k
3. Media
$46,698
Avg. Salary
$26k
$63k
4. Education
$34,593
Avg. Salary
$26k
$63k
5. Government
$33,888
Avg. Salary
$26k
$63k

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