Technical Services Librarian Salary

An average Technical Services Librarian in the United States can expect to take home roughly $48K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Technical Services Librarians. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Technical Services Librarians are female. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,068 - $72,783
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$73K
MEDIAN: $48,483
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$12.12 - $22.10
(Median)
$12
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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: 2 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: 2 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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Professional skills reported by Technical Services Librarians are few in number. 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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $39K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $50K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Technical Services Librarians make a median salary of $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

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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