School Library Media Specialist Salary

The larger portion of School Library Media Specialists in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $48K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance.

$29,590 - $75,082
$30K
$48K
$75K
MEDIAN: $47,892
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$11.33 - $29.94
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$30
MEDIAN: $16.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$29,590 - $75,082  
   
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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$26,274 - $74,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $29.94  
   
Overtime
$25.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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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$26,274 - $74,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for School Library Media Specialist

School library media specialists work in libraries within schools, but also commonly have a teaching background. These specialists must be able to easily locate, evaluate, and summarize information and demonstrate these skills for students, and both traditional and modern tools and resources should be taught and used.

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School Library Media Specialist Tasks

  • Help students and instructors identify and locate media.
  • Instruct students and instructors on how to use equipment.
  • Develop a curriculum to teach multimedia and library skills to students.
  • Provide resources to students and instructors.

Common Career Paths for School Library Media Specialist


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As School Library Media Specialists make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Librarian position pays around the same amount as the School Library Media Specialist job on average.

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Pay by Experience Level for School Library Media Specialist

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


School Library Media Specialists with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $37K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $47K. On average, School Library Media Specialists make $55K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $65K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Key Stats for School Library Media Specialist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects School Library Media Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲18%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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