Chief Librarian Salary

A Chief Librarian earns an average salary of $70,500 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$46,610 - $63,484
MEDIAN: $56,460

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Job Description for Chief Librarian

  • Coordinate library services with other departments, including strategy and budget planning.
  • Develop and implement instructional programs for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Represent the library in community, disciplinary, educational, and association forums.
  • Evaluate library outreach, activities, budget, instruction, and resources.
  • Create resource development strategy, including physical, financial, informational, and technological.

Chief Librarian Job Listings

Key Stats for Chief Librarian

10-19 years
20 years or more

Experience Affects Chief Librarian Salaries


National Average


Years of Experience

10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 25%