Librarian, Special Library Salary

Special Library Librarians in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — roughly one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $34K to $73K per year, median earnings come to $51K annually. The vast majority (82 percent) of Special Library Librarians who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Special Library Librarians. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$41,121 - $79,448
$41K
$52K
$79K
MEDIAN: $51,935
10%
50%
90%

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$15.48 - $21.86
$18
MEDIAN: $18.15
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$0$79K
Salary $41,121 - $79,448
Bonus $2,000
Total Pay (?
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$38,209 - $78,323
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $18.15
Overtime $21.51
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $2,000
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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$38,209 - $78,323
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Librarian, Special Library

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Librarian, Special Library

Pay by Experience for a Librarian, Special Library has a positive trend. An entry-level Librarian, Special Library with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Librarian, Special Library with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Librarian, Special Library which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 22 salaries. A Librarian, Special Library with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Librarian, Special Library

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Librarian, Special Library Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Experienced
▼6%

Skills That Affect Librarian, Special Library Salaries


National Average
$51,000

Cataloging
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 5%