Medical Librarian Salary

Medical Librarians in the United States can expect to earn an average of $55K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Medical Librarians survey respondents are women (79 percent). Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,801 - $75,049
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$55K
$75K
MEDIAN: $55,028
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$12.95 - $31.44
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MEDIAN: $20.68
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$0$75K
Salary $39,801 - $75,049
Bonus $500
Total Pay (?
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$33,585 - $72,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.95 - $31.44
Overtime $19.01
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $500
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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$33,585 - $72,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Librarian

Pay by Experience for a Medical Librarian has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Librarian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Librarian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Medical Librarian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 18 salaries. A Medical Librarian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for Medical Librarian

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Medical Librarian Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Medical Librarian Salaries

Bibliographic Instruction
▲16%

Clinical Research
▲8%

Reference Services
▲5%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 13%
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