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Librarians Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for librarians in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of librarians among Indiana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,300
25th Percentile Wage
$34,480
50th Percentile Wage
$45,090
75th Percentile Wage
$59,520
90th Percentile Wage
$73,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of librarians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,090
-2.48% -5.32%
2016
$46,210
-0.84% -
2015
$46,600
-2.19% -
2014
$47,620
-0.04% -
2013
$47,640
0.31% -
2012
$47,490
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Indiana ranges from $34,950 to $55,510. The highest paying area for librarians in Indiana is Bloomington with a median annual salary of $55,510. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Muncie (mean annual salary $52,390). The lowest paying area is Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bloomington
$55,510
Muncie
$52,390
Kokomo
$52,230
Fort Wayne
$50,000
Terre Haute
$47,330
Indianapolis-Carmel
$46,040
Gary
$44,920
Elkhart-Goshen
$43,660
Lafayette
$41,150
Michigan City-La Porte
$40,320
Anderson
$39,620
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$36,670
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$35,250
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$34,950




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