The average salary for an Assistant Librarian in South Africa is R157,880.
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Job Description for Assistant Librarian
Assistant librarians are tasked with assisting a chief or head librarian and help individuals throughout the library to find books or other reading and research materials. They must be knowledgeable of the library's book coding and filing systems, and some also assist teachers and professors when employed in a school or university setting. It is not uncommon for assistant librarians to hold small classes in primary and secondary school settings, and the classes taught often pertain to how to co…Read more
Assistant Librarian Tasks
- Assist librarian with circulation, cataloguing and clerical duties.
- Check books in and out of the library.
- Assist patrons with finding resources and locating books.
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Popular Skills for Assistant Librarian
Skills in Customer Service, Reference Services and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Librarian
An entry-level Assistant Librarian with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R141,734 based on 11 salaries. An early career Assistant Librarian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R153,936 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Librarian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R184,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Assistant Librarian with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R195,000 based on 5 salaries.
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