Library Assistant Director Salary

With just under two-thirds of Library Assistant Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Library Assistant Directors is $60K annually and can range from $33K on the lower end to $88K per year near the higher end. Job satisfaction for Library Assistant Directors is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$34,472 - $87,429
$34K
$60K
$87K
MEDIAN: $60,461
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$12.21 - $26.52
$21
MEDIAN: $20.62
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$34,472 - $87,429  
   
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$32,618 - $88,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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$20.62  
   
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$32,618 - $88,321  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 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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For Library Assistant Directors, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Library Assistant Directors earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Library Director.

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Pay by Experience Level for Library Assistant Director

Pay by Experience for a Library Assistant Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Library Assistant Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Library Assistant Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Library Assistant Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 25 salaries. A Library Assistant Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 11 salaries.

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
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Library Assistant Director Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$57,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 3%
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