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Librarians Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for librarians in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of librarians amongst Florida areas 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,240
25th Percentile Wage
$44,980
50th Percentile Wage
$55,390
75th Percentile Wage
$69,070
90th Percentile Wage
$81,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.38
25th Percentile Wage
$21.62
50th Percentile Wage
$26.63
75th Percentile Wage
$33.21
90th Percentile Wage
$39.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for librarians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.38. The median hourly salary is $26.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.38.

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
201655,3900.02%3.20%
201555,3800.83%-
201454,9201.09%-
201354,3201.29%-
201253,620--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Florida ranges from $44,480 to $70,910. The highest paying area for librarians in Florida is Naples-Marco Island with a median annual salary of $70,910. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Punta Gorda (mean annual salary $70,540). The lowest paying area is Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach with a median annual salary of $44,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Naples-Marco Island
$70,910
Punta Gorda
$70,540
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$65,580
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$63,470
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$61,380
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$60,990
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$58,810
Jacksonville
$58,590
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$58,160
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$58,140
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$58,000
Gainesville
$57,670
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$55,820
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$54,750
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$53,120
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$51,980
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$50,400
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$48,890
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$48,390
Ocala
$47,450
Tallahassee
$46,090
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$45,920
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$44,480


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