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Librarians Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,600
25th Percentile Wage
$51,190
50th Percentile Wage
$59,410
75th Percentile Wage
$70,120
90th Percentile Wage
$81,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,600.

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
$59,410
2.56% 9.02%
2016
$57,890
2.35% -
2015
$56,530
2.44% -
2014
$55,150
1.49% -
2013
$54,330
0.52% -
2012
$54,050
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Texas ranges from $46,020 to $72,080. The highest paying area for librarians in Texas is Laredo with a median annual salary of $72,080. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $63,010). The lowest paying area is College Station-Bryan with a median annual salary of $46,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Laredo
$72,080
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$63,010
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$63,000
El Paso
$62,120
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$61,840
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$61,810
Corpus Christi
$61,670
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$60,510
Brownsville-Harlingen
$59,960
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$59,820
Fort Worth-Arlington
$59,740
Lubbock
$59,440
Waco
$57,910
Amarillo
$56,280
Sherman-Denison
$55,710
Texarkana-Texarkana
$55,140
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$53,860
Tyler
$53,770
Odessa
$52,900
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$52,650
Wichita Falls
$52,470
Longview
$51,620
San Angelo
$51,500
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,470
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$51,290
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,740
Midland
$49,670
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,690
Victoria
$48,310
Abilene
$48,160
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,380
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,150
College Station-Bryan
$46,020




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