Librarians

Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, academic, and medical libraries.

$58,520

Median US Salary

Master's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Librarians

Currently employed

126,800

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

9%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

10,000 to 49,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Librarians

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

District of Columbia $80,590

California $74,950

Delaware $70,830

Washington $70,620

Alaska $68,910

Massachusetts $68,410

Connecticut $68,140

Maryland $68,080

Hawaii $68,030

Nevada $66,700

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Maxxing your 401k as Librarians

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

32.5%

Per paycheck

$731.50

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,250.77
Pre Tax Retirement $731.50
Before Taxes $1,519.27
Taxes $455.78
Take Home $1,063.49

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Want to know more about how much Librarians make? We breakdown salary, employement numbers, etc. by state and city. Also includes a free paycheck calculator so you can play with the numbers.