Medical Librarians in the United States take home an average $54K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Medical Librarians is extremely high. The vast majority of Medical Librarians (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,911 - $74,496
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$40K
$54K
$74K
MEDIAN: $54,322
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$12.81 - $31.92
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$13
$19
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,911 - $74,496  
   
Bonus
$491.32  
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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$31,899 - $71,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.81 - $31.92  
   
Overtime
$19.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$491.32  
   
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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$31,899 - $71,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Medical Librarian

Medical librarians work in the health care system by providing assistance in finding medical documents and reports. They have a direct impact on patient care not only by assisting physicians and nurses, but also by serving as specialists in researching clinical/medical trials and procedures and studying other important medical information.

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Medical Librarian Tasks

  • Maintain library databases.
  • Compile bibliographies and research for users.
  • Help users find information and recommend resources and medical documents.
  • Select and evaluate the library's supply of books, journals, pamphlets, and multimedia offerings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Librarian

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $45K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $45K. Medical Librarians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $59K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $60K.

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Experience Affects Medical Librarian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Medical Librarian Salaries

Bibliographic Instruction
up arrow 21%

Clinical Research
up arrow 12%

Reference Services
up arrow 6%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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