Assistant Librarian Salary

Pay for Assistant Librarians in the United States sits in the ballpark of $12.31 per hour. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Assistant Librarians make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Most Assistant Librarians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$22,249 - $51,066
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$41K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,611
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$8.31 - $19.92
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MEDIAN: $12.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,249 - $51,066  
   
Bonus
$1,235  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,425 - $48,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.31 - $19.92  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,235  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,425 - $48,529  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Assistant Librarian

Assistant librarians are tasked with assisting a chief or head librarian and help individuals throughout the library to find books or other reading and research materials. They must be knowledgeable of the library's book coding and filing systems, and some also assist teachers and professors when employed in a school or university setting.

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Assistant Librarian Tasks

  • Assist patrons with finding resources and locating books.
  • Check books in and out of the library.
  • Assist librarian with circulation, cataloguing and clerical duties.

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Assistant Librarians often transition into Librarian positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Librarians earn $43K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Librarian

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Librarian has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Librarian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 80 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Librarian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Assistant Librarian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 29 salaries. An Assistant Librarian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assistant Librarian

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Assistant Librarian Salaries

▲24%

Late-Career
▲24%

National Average
$32,000

▼2%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Assistant Librarian Salaries

Collection Development
▲77%

Bibliographic Instruction
▲60%

Inter-library Loan
▲35%


Cataloging
▼0%

National Average
$32,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 28%
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