A Library Director earns an average salary of $62,112 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$33,591 - $101,640
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MEDIAN: $62,111
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$9.81 - $35.91
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$33,591 - $101,640  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $11,920  
Total Pay (?
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$28,885 - $100,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 312
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $35.91  
   
Overtime
$17.55  
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$251.68 - $11,920  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,885 - $100,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Job Description for Library Director

A library director oversees all operations at a library. They direct staff - helping ensure that they are efficient and courteous at all times - and make sure that the library is running in an organized manner according to established rules and that books and other library items are organized neatly and efficiently. The library director may be in charge of the hiring of librarians, volunteers, and other staff, as well as carrying out disciplinary action as needed.

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Library Director Tasks

  • Promote library services and resources, and ensure library policies and procedures are followed.
  • Oversee library operations including planning, budgeting and staffing.
  • Direct the library services program, and participates in formulating long range goals and objectives.
  • Stay abreast of technology in order to work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

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Pay by Experience Level for Library Director

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Experience Affects Library Director Salaries



National Average
$60,000



Skills That Affect Library Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 2%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
0%

National Average
$60,000

Administration
up arrow 1%

Collection Development
up arrow 4%

Online Research
up arrow 12%

Cataloging
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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