Medical Librarian Salary

Medical Librarians in the United States can expect wages of $52K annually on average. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $32K and $67K per year. Most Medical Librarians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority (85 percent) of Medical Librarians who took the survey are female. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Read More
$39,839 - $67,678
(Median)
$40K
$52K
$68K
MEDIAN: $51,753
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.73 - $31.61
(Median)
$12
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,839 - $67,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
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).
)
$32,464 - $66,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $31.61  
   
Overtime
$17.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
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).
)
$32,464 - $66,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Medical Librarian

  • 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.

Medical Librarian Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

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 earn a higher median of $45K. Medical Librarians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $58K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Medical Librarians report making only $56K on average.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Medical Librarian Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 9%
ADVERTISEMENT