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Librarians Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,490
25th Percentile Wage
$39,660
50th Percentile Wage
$52,800
75th Percentile Wage
$64,530
90th Percentile Wage
$82,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.18
25th Percentile Wage
$19.07
50th Percentile Wage
$25.38
75th Percentile Wage
$31.03
90th Percentile Wage
$39.85

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for librarians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.85. The median hourly salary is $25.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.18.

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
201652,8002.88%9.36%
201551,2806.98%-
201447,7002.66%-
201346,430-3.08%-
201247,860--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Missouri ranges from $34,560 to $58,570. The highest paying area for librarians in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $58,570. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Louis (mean annual salary $58,100). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$58,570
St Louis
$58,100
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$56,590
Columbia
$47,540
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$47,120
Springfield
$46,260
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$45,340
St Joseph
$45,340
Joplin
$45,090
Jefferson City
$40,210
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$40,050
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$39,330
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$34,560



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