Average Librarian / Cataloger Salary

$44,889
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$983
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The average salary for a Librarian / Cataloger is $44,889.
10%
$29k
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$45k
90%
$61k
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$29k - $61k
Bonus
$491 - $2k
Total Pay
$25k - $57k

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Popular Skills for Librarian / Cataloger

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.

Pay Difference by Location

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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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 144 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.0%
Early Career
31.9%
Mid Career
12.5%
Experienced
29.9%
Late Career
16.7%