REFERENCE LIBRARIAN SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$55,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$55,000
Median 50%
$98,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Livermore, CA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a reference librarian make?
The national average salary for a Reference Librarian in the United States is $55,135 per year or $26.51 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $98,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $30,000 per year. Most Reference Librarian jobs are in Manufacturing companies and Professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Reference Librarian salaries are New Jersey, Connecticut, New York, Delaware, and Rhode Island. The typical employment for a Reference Librarian is 3.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Librarian
$53,069

Average Reference Librarian Salary By Company

Reference Librarians report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Manufacturing companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Partners HealthCare are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like North Carolina Central University and Loyola Marymount University report highly competitive salaries for Reference Librarians.

Average Reference Librarian Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Reference Librarian in the United States is $55,135 per year or $26.51 per hour. Reference Librarians make the most in Livermore, CA at about $59,474 per year. The average entry-level salary in Livermore, CA is $34,000. New Jersey, Connecticut, New York, Delaware, and Rhode Island are the states with the highest payscale for Reference Librarians. New Mexico, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and Idaho are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Livermore, CA
$59,474
2
Newark, NJ
$55,799
3
White Plains, NY
$55,727
4
Boston, MA
$54,493
5
Washington, DC
$54,487

Average Reference Librarian Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Reference Librarian works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Internet companies, Professional companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Reference Librarians. Salaries for Reference Librarians in Internet companies average $60,250 annually, while Professional companies and Hospitality companies pay $58,955 and $58,163, respectively. The average salary for Reference Librarians in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $45,958.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$60,250
2
Professional
$58,955
3
Hospitality
$58,163
4
Manufacturing
$45,958

RECENTLY ADDED Reference Librarian SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Lee County, Florida
Reference Librarian
10/26/2019
$39,864
Town of Brookline
Reference Librarian
10/09/2019
$57,935
City of Burlington
Reference Librarian
09/30/2019
$48,679
Yavapai College
Reference Librarian
09/28/2019
$29,218
Nashua, New Hampshire
Reference Librarian
09/21/2019
$38,401
University of Maine System
Reference Librarian
09/20/2019
$42,500
Delta College
Reference Librarian
09/15/2019
$43,994
American University
Reference Librarian
09/11/2019
$37,566
University of Michigan
Reference Librarian
09/07/2019
$63,000
United States Courts
Reference Librarian
09/05/2019
$54,346
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