How much does a Librarian make?

Updated Nov. 25, 2021
$82,094 /yr
Average Base Pay

159 salaries

$53K

Low

$82K

Average

$128K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Librarian is $82,094 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Librarian salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 159 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Librarian employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Librarian$82,094 /yr
L3
Librarian Supervisor$88,302 /yr
L4
Adjunct Librarian$89,334 /yr
Career Path

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University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Librarian

$122,678

 /yr
Range: $68K - $132K
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$68K

$132K

$68,046 - $131,831 Range

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
4

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Librarian

$82,996

 /yr
Range: $75K - $91K

$75K

$91K

$74,506 - $91,492 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

Librarian

$102,367

 /yr
Range: $83K - $162K

$83K

$162K

$83,169 - $162,287 Range

Toronto Public Library
4

Toronto Public Library

Librarian

$81,264

 /yr
Range: $64K - $83K

$64K

$83K

$64,408 - $83,290 Range

Edmonton Public Library
4.1

Edmonton Public Library

Librarian - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $34 - $51

$34

$51

$34 - $51 Range

University of Ottawa
4.3

University of Ottawa

Librarian

$134,466

 /yr
Range: $122K - $140K

$122K

$140K

$121,924 - $139,749 Range

Saskatoon Public Library
1.9

Saskatoon Public Library

Librarian

$61,240

 /yr
Range: $22K - $79K

$22K

$79K

$21,946 - $79,068 Range

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Kitimat Public Library Association

Kitimat Public Library Association

Librarian - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $31 - $38

$31

$38

$31 - $38 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Librarian

$78,035

 /yr
Range: $54K - $93K

$54K

$93K

$53,869 - $92,892 Range

CBC/Radio-Canada
3.5

CBC/Radio-Canada

Librarian

$65,956

 /yr
Range: $44K - $69K

$44K

$69K

$44,241 - $69,184 Range

Toronto Public Library
4

Toronto Public Library

Librarian - Hourly

$41

 /hr
Range: $39 - $45

$39

$45

$39 - $45 Range

Ottawa Public Library

Librarian

$77,955

 /yr
Range: $77K - $84K

$77K

$84K

$76,696 - $83,866 Range

City of Toronto
4.2

City of Toronto

Librarian - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $30 - $70

$30

$70

$30 - $70 Range

University of Waterloo
4.4

University of Waterloo

Librarian - Monthly
About 

$4K -$9K

$4K

$9K

$3,549 - $8,651 Range

McMaster University
4.4

McMaster University

Librarian - Hourly
About 

$26 -$41

 hourly

$26

$41

$26 - $41 Range

Nova Scotia Health Authority
3.7

Nova Scotia Health Authority

Librarian - Hourly
About 

$35 -$38

 hourly

$35

$38

$35 - $38 Range

Vancouver Coastal Health
4.2

Vancouver Coastal Health

Librarian - Hourly
About 

$39 -$43

 hourly

$39

$43

$39 - $43 Range

University of Manitoba
4.1

$58K

$86K

$57,733 - $86,129 Range

Value Village
3

Value Village

Librarian - Hourly
About 

$13 -$14

 hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

University of Toronto Missisagua
4.5

$115K

$134K

$114,601 - $133,938 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Librarian salaries

The national average salary for a Librarian is $82,094 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Librarian salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 159 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Librarian employees.

The highest salary for a Librarian in Canada is $127,910 per year.

The lowest salary for a Librarian in Canada is $52,689 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent librarian salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$38
hourly
A Librarian in the Edmonton Area area reported making $38 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$52,000
per year
A Librarian in the Saskatoon Area area reported making $52,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Saskatoon Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$100,000
per year
A Librarian in the Toronto Area area reported making $100,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$100,000
per year
A Librarian in the Ottawa Area area reported making $100,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$38
hourly
A Librarian in the Toronto Area area reported making $38 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$24
hourly
A Librarian in the Calgary Area area reported making $24 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Calgary Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
A Librarian in the Calgary Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Calgary Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Librarian in the Montreal Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University