Library Assistant Director Salary

Slightly less than two-thirds of Library Assistant Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $29K to $90K per year, but median earnings come to around $61K per year. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Library Assistant Directors (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$35,318 - $89,396
$35K
$61K
$89K
MEDIAN: $61,360
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50%
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$11.90 - $26.52
$18
MEDIAN: $18.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,318 - $89,396  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,806 - $90,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.13  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
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$28,806 - $90,423  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Library Assistant Director

A bachelor's degree in library science, English, or journalism is generally required for this position, and library assistant directors are responsible for ensuring that library operations are accomplished within the limits of the annual budget for each fiscal year.

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Library Assistant Director Tasks

  • Supervise daily operations.
  • Staff front desk and assist patrons.
  • Manage reference and technology materials.
  • Increase and improve the library collection.
  • Assist with administration, including grant writing and outreach development.

Common Career Paths for Library Assistant Director


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Library Assistant Directors who go on to become Library Directors may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Library Director, an upper-level role, pays $55K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Library Assistant Director

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $38K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $53K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $70K. For some reason, Library Assistant Directors with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $58K.

Library Assistant Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Library Assistant Director?

Library Assistant Director in Albion:
"Meet A Lot Of New People And Children."
Pros: Everything! The book club I started and the children programs the director and I do. Atmosphere is amazing!
Cons: My young bosses insecurity. She has taken major steps in the right direction and I am proud of her!

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Key Stats for Library Assistant Director

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
23%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Library Assistant Director Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$59,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None:
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