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Technical Services Librarian Salary

Median pay for Technical Services Librarians in the United States is around $49K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Technical Services Librarians (81 percent) who responded to the survey are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$32,970 - $73,838
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MEDIAN: $48,697
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$12.59 - $30.25
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,970 - $73,838  
   
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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$28,554 - $71,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.59 - $30.25  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
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$28,554 - $71,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $50K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $38K. Technical Services Librarians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $50K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $68K on average.

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Experience Affects Technical Services Librarian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 14%