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Library Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Library Manager is $52,906 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budgeting and People Management.
Library Manager Salary (?
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$31,893 - $76,223
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MEDIAN: $52,906
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Library Manager Salary (?
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$10.93 - $35.79
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,893 - $76,223  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,081  
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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$30,127 - $75,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.93 - $35.79  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,081  
   
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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$30,127 - $75,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Library Manager

There are several different settings in which library managers work, such as a local high school, state university, or a community's public library, among others. Those in this position should be highly skilled in communication, both written and verbal, as they must greet and deal with the public, students, parents, and any patrons visiting the library. They also are responsible for managing and overseeing the library's employees.
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Library Manager 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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Experience Affects Library Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$51,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Library Manager Salaries

Budgeting
up arrow 22%
People Management
up arrow 15%
National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%