Technical Services Librarian Salary

Technical Services Librarians in the United States can expect wages of $49K annually on average. Women make up the vast majority of Technical Services Librarians (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most Technical Services Librarians report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,836 - $73,042
(Median)
$31K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $48,892
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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 (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,836 - $73,042  
   
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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$28,016 - $70,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $22.10  
   
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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$28,016 - $70,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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Survey takers who work as Technical Services Librarians report a focused set of job skills. Cataloging and Reference Services are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Reference Services.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Services Librarian

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $39K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $51K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Technical Services Librarian Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Technical Services Librarian Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Cataloging
up arrow 3%

Reference Services
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 13%
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