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University Librarian Salary

How much does a University Librarian make in the United States?
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Salary Data for University Librarian

$192,976 (USD)/yr

$93 (USD)/hr

$11,019 (USD)/yr

$190,266 (USD)/yr

$91 (USD)/hr

$11,019 (USD)/yr

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.
The average university librarian salary in United States is $192,976 or an equivalent hourly rate of $93. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $11,019. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$131,729 (USD)

$242,257 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$223,712 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for University Librarian will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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