Technical Services Librarian Salary
Technical Services Librarians in the United States can expect to earn an average of $43K per year. Most Technical Services Librarians report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Technical Services Librarians making up 76 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and over one-half collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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 $39K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. For some reason, Technical Services Librarians with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $42K.