A Librarian in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $59,946 per year. A skill in Collection Development is associated with high pay for this job.

$37,396 - $90,342
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$37,659 - $90,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Librarian

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Librarian

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
033
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Librarian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Librarian Salaries

Collection Development
up arrow 40%

Reference Services
up arrow 4%

National Average
$60,000

Bibliographic Instruction
up arrow 2%

Online Research
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Program Management
up arrow 5%

Cataloging
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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