Law Librarian Salary (United States)

A Law Librarian earns an average salary of $59,206 per year. A skill in Legal Research is associated with high pay for this job.
Law Librarian Salary (?
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$38,784 - $87,937
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88K
MEDIAN: $59,206
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Law Librarian Salary (?
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$11.01 - $25.53
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$38,784 - $87,937  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,967  
Total Pay (?
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$33,291 - $88,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.01 - $25.53  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,967  
   
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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$33,291 - $88,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Law Librarian

  • Teach attorneys and paralegals to search for information use databases, explain use of library facilities, resources, services and equipment.
  • Respond to requests for legal or business information; search reference materials, online legal sources and the Internet.
  • Check books in and out of the library, keep records of circulation and materials.
  • Perform legal research, analyze, edit and filter information.
  • Code, classify and catalog books, review and evaluate publications, films, audiovisual aids and other library materials.

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Pay by Experience Level for Law Librarian

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Pay Difference By Location

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Washington
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$56,000
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Experience Affects Law Librarian Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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$56,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 5%