National » Education, Training, and Library » Librarians » Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions

Librarians Salary in the Industry of Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions

The salary statistics and trend of librarians in the industry of museums, historical sites, and similar institutions are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare librarians salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,600
25th Percentile Wage
$42,010
50th Percentile Wage
$51,020
75th Percentile Wage
$66,480
90th Percentile Wage
$81,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for librarians in the industry of museums, historical sites, and similar institutions. 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 $81,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent librarians is $33,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of librarians in the industry of Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,020-0.69%0.67%
201551,370-1.34%-
201452,060-1.81%-
201353,0004.38%-
201250,680--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.14
25th Percentile Wage
$20.20
50th Percentile Wage
$24.53
75th Percentile Wage
$31.96
90th Percentile Wage
$39.25

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for librarians in the industry of museums, historical sites, and similar institutions. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) librarians is $39.25. The median hourly salary is $24.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.14.

Table 3. Compare Librarians Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of librarians in four industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of librarians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$51,020
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$51,020
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$49,230
Performing Arts Companies
$48,310

Back to: Salary of librarians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation.



Related:

Highest paying cities for librarians

Highest paying industries for librarians.