The average salary for a Librarian / Cataloger is $44,889.
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Job Description for Librarian / Cataloger
Librarians/catalogers work at public, private, and educational institution libraries, and may work in museums, as well. They are responsible for ensuring that all items owned by the library are properly categorized, classified, recorded, displayed, and stored. Libraries are filled not only with books, but also with physical media for music and films; sometimes these materials are donated by private collections, while other times they are acquired through grants and purchases. When these items…Read more
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Skills in Metadata Management and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inter-library Loan, Online Research and Cataloging.
Pay by Experience Level for Librarian / Cataloger
An entry-level Librarian / Cataloger with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,916 based on 13 salaries. An early career Librarian / Cataloger with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,755 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Librarian / Cataloger with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Librarian / Cataloger with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,433 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $45,411.
Employees with Librarian / Cataloger in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 37.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (22.9% less).
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