Librarian earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Librarian salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $70,560
Alabama $50,230
Arkansas $42,820
Arizona $45,397
California $78,620
Colorado $60,370
Connecticut $67,490
District of Columbia $81,770
Delaware $71,810
Florida $55,060
Georgia $61,260
Guam $55,500
Hawaii $63,297
Iowa $46,029
Idaho $42,707
Illinois $48,689
Indiana $39,353
Kansas $45,227
Kentucky $54,146
Louisiana $52,660
Massachusetts $68,310
Maryland $69,900
Maine $49,920
Michigan $50,430
Minnesota $63,680
Missouri $48,760
Mississippi $46,580
Montana $50,160
North Carolina $53,650
North Dakota $55,020
Nebraska $53,380
New Hampshire $54,550
New Jersey $64,320
New Mexico $48,450
Nevada $69,350
New York $64,620
Ohio $53,100
Oklahoma $43,610
Oregon $62,680
Pennsylvania $50,070
Puerto Rico $36,870
Rhode Island $68,290
South Carolina $56,790
South Dakota $38,650
Tennessee $53,920
Texas $59,730
Utah $45,970
Virginia $63,310
Virgin Islands $48,500
Vermont $42,090
Washington $72,690
Wisconsin $55,940
West Virginia $41,250
Wyoming $55,510

How do librarian salaries compare to similar careers?

Librarians earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than high school teachers but more than police officers.

Career Median Salary
High school teacher salary $60K
Court reporter salary $57K
Recruiter salary $57K
Elementary school teacher salary $58K
Real estate appraiser salary $55K
Librarian salary $59K
School counselor salary $56K
Social worker salary $55K
Healthcare social worker salary $56K
Police officer salary $55K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)