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Average Library Director Salary

$63,764
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$966
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for a Library Director is $63,764.
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$38k
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$64k
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$105k
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What Do Library Directors Do?

Job Satisfaction for Library Director

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What Are Popular Skills for Library Directors?

Skills in Leadership and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management, Budget Management and Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Library Directors?

An entry-level Library Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,500 based on 7 salaries. An early career Library Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,397 based on 100 salaries. A mid-career Library Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,076 based on 122 salaries. An experienced Library Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,654 based on 157 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,984.
Employees with Library Director in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 41.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (32.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (29.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 547 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
18.3%
Mid Career
22.3%
Experienced
28.7%
Late Career
29.4%