Average Librarian Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Librarian in United Kingdom is £22,986.
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Job Description for Librarian

Librarian Tasks
  • Assist patrons with finding resources and locating books.
  • Select, acquire, catalogue, classify, circulate and maintain library materials.
  • Check books in and out of the library.

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Popular Skills for Librarian

Skills in Collection Development and Online Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Reference Services, Cataloging and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Librarian

An entry-level Librarian with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £19,784 based on 10 salaries. An early career Librarian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,766 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Librarian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,534 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Librarian with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,945 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £21,126.
Employees with Librarian in their job title in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire earn an average of 39.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (21.0% more) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (3.4% more).

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