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Librarian salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$48,000/yr
Average per year
$48,000
Average per year
$48,000
$19,000
Total salary range**
$91,500
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Based on 7,002 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Librarians make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Librarian in the United States is $48,000 per year. This is based on data from 7,002 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Librarian in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$48,000
Average per year
$48,000
$19,000
Total salary range**
$91,500
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Based on 7,002 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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National Finance Center, District Of Columbia County, DC
18 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$78K – $94K
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City Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
17 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$70K – $102K
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The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$71K – $94K
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$66K – $78K
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City Of Seattle, King County, WA
12 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$68K – $74K
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Kc Rural Library, King County, WA
18 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$52K – $76K
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University Of Illinois, Champaign County, IL
10 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$57K – $103K
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City Of Boston, Suffolk County, MA
10 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$62K – $76K
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Queens Borough Public Library, Queens County, NY
12 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$61K – $72K
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District Of Columbia, District Of Columbia County, DC
12 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$59K – $73K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
29 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$62K – $82K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
90 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$55K – $82K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
163 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$51K – $80K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
28 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$52K – $79K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
107 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$54K – $75K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
280 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$49K – $80K
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Bridgeport Metro Area, CT
24 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$48K – $71K
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New York Metro Area, NY
348 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$52K – $73K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
67 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$45K – $75K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
23 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$48K – $63K

Librarian demographics

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51% are single
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49% are married
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35% have kids
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36% own a home

Librarian salaries by age

$0
$12,875
$25,750
$38,625
$51,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Librarians

7,002 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Library Clerk
321 income tax records
$24,500/yr
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School Librarian
329 income tax records
$51,500/yr
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Library Assistant
1,584 income tax records
$26,500/yr
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Archivist
567 income tax records
$49,000/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.