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The average chief librarian general reference department salary in District of Columbia, United States is $46,413 or an equivalent hourly rate of $22. This is 14% higher (+$5,698) than the average chief librarian general reference department salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $770. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
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An entry level chief librarian general reference department (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $28,212. On the other end, a senior level chief librarian general reference department (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $55,405.

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Job Description
Administer libraries and perform related library services. Work in a variety of settings, including public libraries, educational institutions, museums, corporations, government agencies, law firms, non-profit organizations, and healthcare providers. Tasks may include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials; and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers' advisory services. May perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information. May set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

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