A Chief Librarian earns an average salary of $70,500 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$35,745 - $97,871
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$36K
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MEDIAN: $70,500
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$36,065 - $96,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Chief Librarian

  • Evaluate library outreach, activities, budget, instruction, and resources.
  • Create resource development strategy, including physical, financial, informational, and technological.
  • Represent the library in community, disciplinary, educational, and association forums.
  • Coordinate library services with other departments, including strategy and budget planning.
  • Develop and implement instructional programs for students, faculty, and staff.

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Experience Affects Chief Librarian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

National Average
$65,000

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
62%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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