Experienced Reference Librarian Salary

The average Experienced Reference Librarian earns approximately $47K annually. Women account for the majority of Experienced Reference Librarians who took the survey — 82 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Experienced Reference Librarians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,619 - $72,319
$34K
$47K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,839
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$16.70 - $33.75
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$34
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,619 - $72,319  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,294 - $71,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$16.70 - $33.75  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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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$34,294 - $71,179  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Key Stats for Reference Librarian

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%
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Skills That Affect Reference Librarian Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Online Research
▼1%

Collection Development
▼1%

Reference Services
▼2%

Bibliographic Instruction
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 19%