Librarian salary in the United States

Average salary
$50,500/yr
Based on 14,391 income tax records
$19,500
$98,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
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56+
 
$29K
 
$45K
 
$53K
 
$55K
 
$52K
$19,500
$98,000
How much do Librarians make?
The average total salary for a Librarian is $50,500 per year. This is based on data from 14,391 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Librarian and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Librarian salary can vary between $19,500 to $98,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Librarian salary by location

Librarian salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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National Finance Center, Montgomery County, MD
27 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$61K – $129K
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City Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
50 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$33K – $112K
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University Of North Carolina, Orange County, NC
11 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$52K – $87K
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City Of Seattle, King County, WA
33 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$50K – $110K
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
24 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$60K – $91K
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City Of San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA
12 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$29K – $95K
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Pierce County Library System, Pierce County, WA
14 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$28K – $85K
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State Of Connecticut, Hartford County, CT
11 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$39K – $104K
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University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$49K – $105K
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State Of California, Sacramento County, CA
10 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$58K – $97K
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University Of Arizona, Pima County, AZ
10 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$65K – $89K
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University Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$52K – $115K
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Columbia University, New York County, NY
13 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$36K – $108K
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Trustees Of The University Of, Philadelphia County, PA
13 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$59K – $127K
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Yale University, New Haven County, CT
18 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$56K – $93K
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The Pennsylvania State Universit, Centre County, PA
13 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$52K – $99K
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University Of Michigan Payroll O, Washtenaw County, MI
25 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$56K – $94K
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District Of Columbia, District Of Columbia County, DC
20 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$55K – $86K
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City And County Of San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA
13 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$17K – $101K
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City Of San Diego, San Diego County, CA
21 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$30K – $87K
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State Of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
14 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$47K – $87K
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Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax County, VA
15 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$21K – $94K
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Sacramento Public Library Author, Sacramento County, CA
15 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$46K – $80K
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Multnomah County, Multnomah County, OR
13 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$42K – $98K
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Sonoma County Library, Sonoma County, CA
15 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$49K – $105K
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University Of Florida, Alachua County, FL
15 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$34K – $101K
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Queens Borough Public Library, Queens County, NY
18 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$56K – $76K
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Harvard University, Middlesex County, MA
39 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$49K – $109K
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University Of Illinois, Champaign County, IL
19 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$40K – $108K
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Michigan State University, Ingham County, MI
10 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$51K – $121K
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Las Vegasclark County Library D, Clark County, NV
22 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$49K – $102K
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City Of Boston, Suffolk County, MA
28 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$41K – $102K
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City Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
65 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$47K – $96K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
25 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$46K – $81K
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University Of Wisconsin System, Dane County, WI
20 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$31K – $77K
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The University Of Texas At Austin Payroll Services, Travis County, TX
20 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$44K – $83K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
22 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$38K – $79K
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Brooklyn Public Library, Kings County, NY
24 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$51K – $91K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
20 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$37K – $71K
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Broward County Board Of County C, Broward County, FL
23 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$35K – $76K
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Hennepin County, Hennepin County, MN
29 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$33K – $72K
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Columbus Metropolitan, Franklin County, OH
20 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$24K – $62K
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City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
31 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$30K – $82K
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Baltimore County Public Library, Baltimore County, MD
30 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$21K – $81K
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Hillsborough County, Hillsborough County, FL
27 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$36K – $66K
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City Of Houston, Harris County, TX
20 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$24K – $59K
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County Of Wake, Wake County, NC
24 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$17K – $59K
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Harris County, Harris County, TX
25 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$29K – $57K
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City Of Jacksonville, Duval County, FL
24 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$33K – $53K
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St Louis County Library, St. Louis County, MO
21 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$24K – $72K

Librarian demographics in United States

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47% are single
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53% are married
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37% have kids
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57% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Librarians in United States

14,391 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a librarian in the United States is $50,500 per year. Librarian salaries in the United States can vary between $19,500 to $98,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 14,391 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as librarian.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for librarians in the United States: National Finance Center ($95,500 a year), City of Los Angeles ($80,500 a year), and University of North Carolina ($79,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for librarians in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($77,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($73,500 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($70,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.