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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,460
25th Percentile Wage
$52,630
50th Percentile Wage
$63,500
75th Percentile Wage
$79,300
90th Percentile Wage
$101,350

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 $101,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,460.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.45
25th Percentile Wage
$25.30
50th Percentile Wage
$30.53
75th Percentile Wage
$38.11
90th Percentile Wage
$48.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for librarians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.73. The median hourly salary is $30.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.45.

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
201663,5000.02%6.03%
201563,4901.86%-
201462,3102.25%-
201360,9102.04%-
201259,670--

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 $39,280 to $73,050. The highest paying area for librarians in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $73,050. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Kingston (mean annual salary $70,810). The lowest paying area is Glens Falls with a median annual salary of $39,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$73,050
Kingston
$70,810
Ithaca
$67,010
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$66,950
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$64,790
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$63,240
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$61,770
Syracuse
$60,870
Elmira
$57,530
Binghamton
$56,900
Rochester
$55,450
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$55,380
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$54,230
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$52,450
Utica-Rome
$50,330
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$46,850
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$44,350
Glens Falls
$39,280


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