Average Head Librarian Salary

$53,830
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$54k
90%
$87k

The average salary for a Head Librarian is $53,830

Base Salary
$40k - $87k
Bonus
$900 - $3k
Total Pay
$37k - $88k
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What Do Head Librarians Do?

Head Librarian Tasks
  • Manage library staff, budget, and policies, including goals for services and systems.
  • Develop and guide instructional offerings for online and in-person services.
  • Partner with internal and external groups to meet needs, build partnerships, and provide services.
  • Oversee metadata and cataloguing to increase resource discovery and use.
  • Manage and grow online and physical assets for lending, increasing accessibility and meeting demand.
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Job Satisfaction for Head Librarian

3.7 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Female
73.0%
Male
24.3%
Prefer to self-define
2.7%
This data is based on 37 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

76%

Vision

67%

None

12%