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Library Assistant Director Salary

The average Library Assistant Director in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $59K per year. Pay ranges from $25K on the low end to $87K per year on the high end. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Library Assistant Directors are female. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$29,603 - $91,911
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$30K
$59K
$92K
MEDIAN: $59,381
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$8.94 - $17.11
(Median)
$8
$14
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,603 - $91,911  
   
Total Pay (?
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$25,211 - $86,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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$8.94 - $17.11  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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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$25,211 - $86,972  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Library Assistant Director

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

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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.


For many Library Assistant Directors, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $28K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $48K. Library Assistant Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $62K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $76K.

Library Assistant Director Reviews

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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Experience Affects Library Assistant Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 43%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 17%
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