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Librarians Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for librarians in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of librarians among Maine metropolitan 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 Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,980
25th Percentile Wage
$35,930
50th Percentile Wage
$48,220
75th Percentile Wage
$60,730
90th Percentile Wage
$74,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.49
25th Percentile Wage
$17.28
50th Percentile Wage
$23.18
75th Percentile Wage
$29.20
90th Percentile Wage
$35.63

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for librarians in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.63. The median hourly salary is $23.18. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.49.

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
201648,2201.85%3.34%
201547,330-1.69%-
201448,1301.33%-
201347,4901.85%-
201246,610--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Maine Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Maine ranges from $34,110 to $54,770. The highest paying area for librarians in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $54,770. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Lewiston-Auburn (mean annual salary $54,370). The lowest paying area is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$54,770
Lewiston-Auburn
$54,370
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$46,220
Bangor
$45,450
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$34,110


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