Technical Services Librarian Salary

Technical Services Librarians in the United States take home approximately $48K annually on average. Technical Services Librarians who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 86 percent. Job satisfaction for Technical Services Librarians is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$31,068 - $72,783

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$12.12 - $22.10

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,068 - $72,783  
   
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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$28,086 - $70,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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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$28,086 - $70,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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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Technical Services Librarians only report a few specific 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $39K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $50K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. Technical Services Librarians who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Technical Services Librarian Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Technical Services Librarian Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Cataloging
up arrow 1%

Reference Services
up arrow 12%

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
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 13%
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