Librarian / Cataloger Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Librarian / Cataloger is $44,599 per year. A skill in Metadata Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Librarian / Cataloger Salary (?
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$28,125 - $69,754
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MEDIAN: $44,599
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Librarian / Cataloger Salary (?
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$10.20 - $21.53
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,125 - $69,754  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $811  
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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$22,571 - $65,641  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $21.53  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $811  
   
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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$22,571 - $65,641  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Job Description for Librarian / Cataloger

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Librarian / Cataloger Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Librarian / Cataloger Salaries

Metadata Management
up arrow 36%
National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 18%
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