Librarian / Cataloger Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Librarian / Cataloger is $44,105 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Librarian / Cataloger Total Pay (?
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$26,826 - $75,000
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44K
55K
75K
MEDIAN: $44,105
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Librarian / Cataloger Total Pay (?
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$10.01 - $22.81
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,826 - $75,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $805  
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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$22,026 - $66,623  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $22.81  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $805  
   
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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$22,026 - $66,623  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Librarian / Cataloger Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 17%
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