Librarian, Special Library Salary

Special Library Librarians in the United States can expect to earn an average of $51K annually. Most Special Library Librarians report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Female Special Library Librarians far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,503 - $76,851
$40K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $50,787
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50%
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$14.69 - $24.77
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MEDIAN: $18.04
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$0$76K
Salary $39,503 - $76,851
Bonus $5,400
Total Pay (?
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$33,995 - $73,522
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $14.69 - $24.77
Overtime $21.51
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $5,400
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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$33,995 - $73,522
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Librarian, Special Library

  • Select, acquire, catalogue, classify, circulate, and maintain library materials; and furnish reference, bibliographical, and readers' advisory services.
  • Set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.
  • Perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information.
  • Search standard reference materials, including on-line sources and the Internet, in order to answer patrons' reference questions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Librarian, Special Library

Pay by Experience for a Librarian, Special Library has a positive trend. An entry-level Librarian, Special Library with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Librarian, Special Library with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Librarian, Special Library which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 22 salaries. A Librarian, Special Library with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Librarian, Special Library

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Librarian, Special Library Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼2%

Experienced
▼4%

Skills That Affect Librarian, Special Library Salaries


Cataloging
▲1%

National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%
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