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Librarians Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for librarians in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of librarians amongst Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Librarians in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,350
25th Percentile Wage
$46,070
50th Percentile Wage
$54,570
75th Percentile Wage
$60,710
90th Percentile Wage
$65,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,350.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.96
25th Percentile Wage
$22.15
50th Percentile Wage
$26.24
75th Percentile Wage
$29.19
90th Percentile Wage
$31.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for librarians in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.46. The median hourly salary is $26.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.96.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of librarians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,5701.41%2.31%
201553,8000.43%-
201453,5700.30%-
201353,4100.19%-
201253,310--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Alabama ranges from $45,070 to $57,870. The highest paying area for librarians in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $57,870. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $56,600). The lowest paying area is Gadsden with a median annual salary of $45,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$57,870
Birmingham-Hoover
$56,600
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$55,900
Auburn-Opelika
$55,900
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$55,290
Montgomery
$54,980
Huntsville
$54,540
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$54,380
Mobile
$53,600
Anniston-Oxford
$53,380
Dothan
$53,140
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$52,960
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$52,480
Tuscaloosa
$50,220
Gadsden
$45,070



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