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Librarian - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Librarian"

How much does a Librarian in the federal government get paid? $77,592.09* *Based on the 2005 average.
833 EMPLOYEES
$64.01M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Librarian was the 181st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 833 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Librarian, with an average salary of $67,077.

Government Librarian jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions that involve supervision or performance of work that requires primarily a full professional knowledge of the theories, objectives, principles, and techniques of librarianship, to select, organize, preserve, access, and disseminate information. This includes determining the most cost-effective way to provide information that will best meet user needs. Typical functions in librarianship are collection development, acquisition, cataloging and classification, reference, circulation, computer system and data base management, and preservation. Some positions also require knowledge of one or more subject-matter specializations or foreign languages.

Agencies that have hired a Librarian

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 156 $67,077.28
National Institutes of Health 143 $81,871.01
Agricultural Research Service 48 $83,408.15
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 42 $74,456.29
Offices, Boards and Divisions 32 $93,312.88
Government Printing Office 30 $69,148.00
Department of State 29 $83,932.07
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $75,382.41
Patent and Trademark Office 25 $87,120.80
Geological Survey 24 $65,404.67
Food and Drug Administration 19 $79,317.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 19 $79,181.79
National Park Service 16 $66,127.19
National Institute of Standards and Technology 15 $75,022.87
Office of Administration 12 $87,147.58
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 11 $89,989.45
National Gallery of Art 11 $83,836.27
Internal Revenue Service 9 $86,171.89
National Archives and Records Administration 8 $65,703.75
Office of Secretary of Transportation 8 $79,841.88
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 8 $101,419.13
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 6 $85,175.50
Securities and Exchange Commission 5 $111,214.60
Social Security Administration 5 $82,744.60
Bureau of Land Management 5 $60,026.80
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 5 $66,291.60
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $84,041.75
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $75,981.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 4 $88,410.75
Indian Affairs 4 $56,720.25
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 4 $70,257.75
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $93,546.33
Goddard Space Flight Center 3 $78,365.67
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 3 $72,911.67
Maritime Administration 3 $81,330.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $96,963.00
National Labor Relations Board 3 $97,664.33
Langley Research Center 3 $76,181.00
Environmental Protection Agency 3 $84,400.00
Federal Trade Commission 3 $93,205.67
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $52,745.33
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 3 $77,160.00
National Science Foundation 2 $82,400.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $64,417.00
U.S. Institute of Peace 2 $63,270.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $74,737.50
Department of Energy 2 $74,480.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $101,661.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $76,060.00
Indian Health Service 2 $54,676.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $88,432.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $62,484.00
2 $87,243.50
Forest Service 2 $66,258.50
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $69,173.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $81,747.00
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $82,259.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $114,882.00
Ous Management 1 $100,152.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $71,269.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $82,259.00
Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board 1 $68,209.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $52,776.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $75,460.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $79,237.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $75,460.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $64,981.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $87,470.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $81,747.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $127,254.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $76,813.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $71,269.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $89,736.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $87,244.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $62,334.00
Small Business Administration 1 $94,721.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $89,736.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $89,736.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $97,213.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $69,173.00
Presidio Trust 1 $57,156.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $62,886.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $79,652.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $77,556.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $62,886.00
U.S. Mint 1 $83,959.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $73,364.00
Ames Research Center 1 $105,939.00
Departmental Offices 1 $91,315.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $62,962.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $80,521.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $81,747.00

Librarian Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Librarian is $77,592.09. The highest paid Librarian made $155,210 in 2005.

Common Librarian Payscales

Payscale Number of Librarian Employees
GS - General Schedule 697
ZA - Administrative 34
PG - Printing Office Grades 30
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 21
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
CG - Corporate Graded 8
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 7
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 5
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
ES - Senior Executive Service 2
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
CY - Contract Education--school Year 1

Category: N/A
Occupation Family: 1400 LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES GROUP

Average Librarian Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Librarian was $74,311. Since then, the average pay has increased to $98,889 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1410.

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