How much does a Librarian make?

Updated Nov. 27, 2021
US$58K /yr
Average Base Pay

2,129 salaries

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US$58K

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The national average salary for Librarian is US$58,190 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Librarian salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2129 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Librarian employees.

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LibrarianUS$58K /yr
L3
Librarian SupervisorUS$78K /yr
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New York Public Library
3.9

New York Public Library

Librarian

US$56,805

 /yr
Range: US$43K - US$77K
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US$43K

US$77K

US$42,678 - US$77,247 Range

VI DOE
3.6

VI DOE

Librarian

US$67,799

 /yr
Range: US$52K - US$72K

US$52K

US$72K

US$51,651 - US$72,386 Range

ITT Technical Institute
3.8

ITT Technical Institute

Librarian

US$50,607

 /yr
Range: US$34K - US$58K

US$34K

US$58K

US$33,552 - US$57,809 Range

Brooklyn Public Library
3.8

Brooklyn Public Library

Librarian

US$60,284

 /yr
Range: US$55K - US$69K

US$55K

US$69K

US$55,000 - US$69,351 Range

Library of Congress
4.2

Library of Congress

Librarian

US$84,545

 /yr
Range: US$60K - US$127K

US$60K

US$127K

US$59,997 - US$126,685 Range

DC Public Library
3.2

DC Public Library

Librarian

US$70,927

 /yr
Range: US$53K - US$95K

US$53K

US$95K

US$53,020 - US$94,514 Range

Library Systems & Services
3.4

Library Systems & Services

Librarian

US$48,409

 /yr
Range: US$36K - US$79K

US$36K

US$79K

US$35,849 - US$78,586 Range

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Virginia College
2.8

Virginia College

Librarian

US$55,181

 /yr
Range: US$52K - US$57K

US$52K

US$57K

US$51,793 - US$56,763 Range

Columbia University
4.2

Columbia University

Librarian

US$84,293

 /yr
Range: US$68K - US$93K

US$68K

US$93K

US$68,356 - US$92,615 Range

Charleston County Public Library
2.6

Charleston County Public Library

Librarian

US$43,617

 /yr
Range: US$39K - US$59K

US$39K

US$59K

US$38,827 - US$59,061 Range

LAC Group
3.9

LAC Group

Librarian

US$62,487

 /yr
Range: US$56K - US$80K

US$56K

US$80K

US$56,212 - US$79,942 Range

Queens Library
4.1

Queens Library

Librarian

US$54,228

 /yr
Range: US$46K - US$67K

US$46K

US$67K

US$45,845 - US$67,076 Range

Metropolitan Library System (Oklahoma)
3.5

Metropolitan Library System (Oklahoma)

Librarian

US$54,304

 /yr
Range: US$51K - US$65K

US$51K

US$65K

US$50,925 - US$65,393 Range

Denver Public Library
3.7

Denver Public Library

Librarian

US$56,127

 /yr
Range: US$50K - US$81K

US$50K

US$81K

US$49,562 - US$80,601 Range

Harvard University
4.3

Harvard University

Librarian

US$69,566

 /yr
Range: US$65K - US$81K

US$65K

US$81K

US$64,888 - US$80,604 Range

Palm Beach County Library System
3.4

Palm Beach County Library System

Librarian

US$50,000

 /yr
Range: US$41K - US$55K

US$41K

US$55K

US$40,562 - US$54,959 Range

Chicago Public Library
3.6

Chicago Public Library

Librarian

US$70,677

 /yr
Range: US$40K - US$108K

US$40K

US$108K

US$40,218 - US$107,714 Range

Stanford University
4.4

Stanford University

Librarian

US$89,583

 /yr
Range: US$64K - US$135K

US$64K

US$135K

US$64,017 - US$134,674 Range

Free Library of Philadelphia
3.7

Free Library of Philadelphia

Librarian

US$60,000

 /yr
Range: US$49K - US$73K

US$49K

US$73K

US$49,119 - US$72,890 Range

Northwestern University
4.3

Northwestern University

Librarian

US$70,748

 /yr
Range: US$41K - US$107K

US$41K

US$107K

US$40,685 - US$107,179 Range

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The national average salary for a Librarian is US$58,190 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Librarian salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2129 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Librarian employees.

The highest salary for a Librarian in United States is US$84,996 per year.

The lowest salary for a Librarian in United States is US$39,839 per year.