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Librarians Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,080
25th Percentile Wage
$37,720
50th Percentile Wage
$48,760
75th Percentile Wage
$61,470
90th Percentile Wage
$75,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.98
25th Percentile Wage
$18.13
50th Percentile Wage
$23.44
75th Percentile Wage
$29.55
90th Percentile Wage
$36.52

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for librarians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.52. The median hourly salary is $23.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.98.

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
201648,760-2.91%-5.70%
201550,180-0.22%-
201450,290-1.11%-
201350,850-1.36%-
201251,540--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Michigan ranges from $27,650 to $69,710. The highest paying area for librarians in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $69,710. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $57,640). The lowest paying area is Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$69,710
Lansing-East Lansing
$57,640
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$56,980
Holland-Grand Haven
$53,720
Flint
$53,180
Battle Creek
$51,740
Monroe
$51,500
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$50,460
South Bend-Mishawaka
$49,550
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$48,710
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$48,060
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$47,640
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$47,390
Kalamazoo-Portage
$42,690
Niles-Benton Harbor
$41,480
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$38,800
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$38,260
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$27,650


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