Technical Services Librarians in the United States can expect to earn an average of $43K per year. Most Technical Services Librarians report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Technical Services Librarians making up 76 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and over one-half collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,410 - $64,111
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$64K
MEDIAN: $43,392
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$11.19 - $20.03
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,410 - $64,111  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,449 - $61,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$15.06  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$27,449 - $61,445  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Job Description for Technical Services Librarian

  • Perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information.
  • Search standard reference materials, including on-line sources and the Internet, in order to answer patrons' reference questions.
  • Select, acquire, catalogue, classify, circulate, and maintain library materials; and furnish reference, bibliographical, and readers' advisory services.
  • Set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Services Librarian

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $39K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. For some reason, Technical Services Librarians with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $42K.

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Experience Affects Technical Services Librarian Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Technical Services Librarian Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Reference Services
up arrow 1%

Cataloging
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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