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Average School Library Media Specialist Salary

$47,448
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$1,965
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The average salary for a School Library Media Specialist is $47,448.
10%
$34k
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$47k
90%
$72k
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What Do School Library Media Specialists Do?

School Library Media Specialist Tasks
  • Help students and instructors identify and locate media.
  • Instruct students and instructors on how to use equipment.
  • Develop a curriculum to teach multimedia and library skills to students.
  • Provide resources to students and instructors.

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What Are Popular Skills for School Library Media Specialists?

Skills in Microsoft Office, New Technologies, Software Knowledge, Cataloging and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for School Library Media Specialists?

An entry-level School Library Media Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,554 based on 8 salaries. An early career School Library Media Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,379 based on 48 salaries. A mid-career School Library Media Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,276 based on 36 salaries. An experienced School Library Media Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,267 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,743.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 144 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.6%
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
22.9%
Late Career
13.2%