Librarian, Special Library Salary

An average Special Library Librarian in the United States can expect to take home roughly $50K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Special Library Librarians survey respondents are women (75 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,745 - $74,497
$36K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,137
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50%
90%

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$14.34 - $24.70
$14
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.13
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,745 - $74,497  
   
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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$33,209 - $71,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $24.70  
   
Overtime
$21.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$33,209 - $71,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Librarian, Special Library Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲1%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Experienced
▼2%

Skills That Affect Librarian, Special Library Salaries


Cataloging
▲2%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 5%