Library Director Salary

A Library Director earns an average salary of $61,805 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$36,279 - $97,229
$36K
$64K
$97K
MEDIAN: $63,619
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50%
90%

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$9.48 - $32.27
$9
$14
$32
MEDIAN: $13.55
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$0$97K
Salary $36,279 - $97,229
Bonus $127.66 - $9,787
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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$29,675 - $95,709
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 306
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $9.48 - $32.27
Overtime $15.60
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $127.66 - $9,787
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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$29,675 - $95,709
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

Job Description for Library Director

A library director oversees all operations at a library. They direct staff - helping ensure that they are efficient and courteous at all times - and make sure that the library is running in an organized manner according to established rules and that books and other library items are organized neatly and efficiently. The library director may be in charge of the hiring of librarians, volunteers, and other staff, as well as carrying out disciplinary action as needed.

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Library Director Tasks

  • Promote library services and resources, and ensure library policies and procedures are followed.
  • Oversee library operations including planning, budgeting and staffing.
  • Direct the library services program, and participates in formulating long range goals and objectives.
  • Stay abreast of technology in order to work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

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Popular Skills for Library Director

Pay by Experience Level for Library Director

Pay by Experience for a Library Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Library Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Library Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Library Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 136 salaries. A Library Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 104 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,360

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Key Stats for Library Director

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Library Director Salaries

▲19%

▲6%

National Average
$61,000

▼19%

▼36%

Skills That Affect Library Director Salaries

People Management
▲1%

National Average
$61,000

Collection Development
▼5%




Online Research
▼13%

Cataloging
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 22%