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Librarians Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of librarians in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare librarians salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Librarians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,770
25th Percentile Wage
$40,240
50th Percentile Wage
$54,590
75th Percentile Wage
$70,150
90th Percentile Wage
$82,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $82,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid librarians is $31,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of librarians in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,5901.23%10.66%
201553,9203.88%-
201451,8303.36%-
201350,0902.64%-
201248,770--

Compare Librarians Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of librarians in six industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 business, professional, labor, political, and similar organizations industry with an annual salary $61,600. The lowest paying industry is the social advocacy organizations industry (annual salary $41,000). For detailed librarians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$61,600
Religious Organizations
$58,240
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$54,700
Civic and Social Organizations
$49,420
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$43,420
Social Advocacy Organizations
$41,000

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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