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Librarians Salary Information in Nebraska

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,980.

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
3.90% 9.92%
5.28% -
-1.06% -
2.93% -
-0.89% -
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Nebraska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Nebraska ranges from $27,880 to $60,220. The highest paying area for librarians in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $60,220. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Lincoln (mean annual salary $57,840). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area


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