Law Librarian Salary (United States)

A Law Librarian earns an average salary of $56,580 per year. A skill in Legal Research is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Law Librarian Total Pay (?
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$36,064 - $84,896
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85K
MEDIAN: $56,580
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Law Librarian Total Pay (?
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$11.01 - $25.53
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,064 - $84,896  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $4,935  
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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$33,641 - $85,536  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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
$-0.49 - $4,935  
   
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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$33,641 - $85,536  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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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
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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Washington
up arrow 29%
National Average
$55,000
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Experience Affects Law Librarian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 7%
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