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Librarians Salary Information in Puerto Rico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,610
25th Percentile Wage
$27,420
50th Percentile Wage
$36,100
75th Percentile Wage
$46,190
90th Percentile Wage
$51,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,610.

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
$36,100
-0.22% 9.42%
2016
$36,180
0.94% -
2015
$35,840
3.63% -
2014
$34,540
3.88% -
2013
$33,200
1.51% -
2012
$32,700
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $31,320 to $46,790. The highest paying area for librarians in Puerto Rico is Mayaguez with a median annual salary of $46,790. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian (mean annual salary $41,970). The lowest paying area is Fajardo with a median annual salary of $31,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mayaguez
$46,790
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$41,970
San German-Cabo Rojo
$38,860
Guayama
$36,190
Ponce
$36,110
Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2
$35,320
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$33,570
Fajardo
$31,320




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