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Technical Services Librarian Salary

Technical Services Librarians in the United States take home approximately $49K annually on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. Female Technical Services Librarians far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,410 - $72,220
(Median)
$30K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,792
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50%
90%

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$12.12 - $22.10
(Median)
$12
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,410 - $72,220  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,875  
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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$27,878 - $69,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $22.10  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,875  
   
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).
)
$27,878 - $69,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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 $38K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $51K. Technical Services Librarians bring in $50K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Experience Affects Technical Services Librarian Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

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
7%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 14%
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