Medical Librarian Salary

Median pay for Medical Librarians in the United States is around $52K annually. The pay spectrum stretches from $32K to $67K per year. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. There are far more female Medical Librarians who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 85 percent. Most Medical Librarians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,839 - $67,678
(Median)
$40K
$52K
$68K
MEDIAN: $51,753
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$11.73 - $31.61
(Median)
$12
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$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).
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$32,464 - $66,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $31.61  
   
Overtime
$17.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$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).
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$32,464 - $66,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Librarian

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


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $45K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $45K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Medical Librarians make a median salary of $58K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $56K.

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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%
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