The salary statistics of librarians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare librarians salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$31,520|
|25th Percentile Wage||$42,500|
|50th Percentile Wage||$57,160|
|75th Percentile Wage||$71,950|
|90th Percentile Wage||$83,930|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) librarians is $83,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid librarians is $31,520.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of librarians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of librarians in 18 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for librarians occupations is the specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry with an annual salary $68,660. The lowest paying industry is the individual and family services industry (annual salary $37,210). For detailed librarians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Child Day Care Services|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .