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Librarians Salary Information in New York

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Librarians in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,870
25th Percentile Wage
$53,370
50th Percentile Wage
$63,630
75th Percentile Wage
$78,530
90th Percentile Wage
$99,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,870.

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
$63,630
0.20% 6.22%
2016
$63,500
0.02% -
2015
$63,490
1.86% -
2014
$62,310
2.25% -
2013
$60,910
2.04% -
2012
$59,670
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of New York ranges from $37,680 to $72,920. The highest paying area for librarians in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $72,920. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Ithaca (mean annual salary $67,000). The lowest paying area is Glens Falls with a median annual salary of $37,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$72,920
Ithaca
$67,000
Kingston
$66,990
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$66,510
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$64,790
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$63,240
Syracuse
$61,830
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$60,450
Elmira
$57,530
Binghamton
$56,850
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$56,360
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$55,930
Rochester
$54,480
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$53,500
Utica-Rome
$53,310
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$51,240
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$48,390
Glens Falls
$37,680




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