Librarian - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Librarian"

How much does a Librarian in the federal government get paid? $80,760.86* *Based on the 2006 average.
813 EMPLOYEES
$65.66M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Librarian was the 177th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 813 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled Librarian, with an average salary of $81,610.

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
National Institutes of Health 151 $81,610.48
Veterans Health Administration 151 $69,404.35
Agricultural Research Service 43 $86,825.56
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 37 $78,808.78
Offices, Boards and Divisions 35 $95,029.86
Department of State 30 $88,812.63
Government Printing Office 27 $75,060.67
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $80,863.30
Patent and Trademark Office 27 $90,404.44
Geological Survey 23 $68,773.48
Food and Drug Administration 18 $81,483.89
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 16 $84,381.19
National Park Service 13 $70,111.23
Office of Administration 12 $96,067.83
National Institute of Standards and Technology 12 $84,630.33
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 11 $93,879.36
National Gallery of Art 11 $88,799.73
National Archives and Records Administration 9 $66,239.78
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 8 $106,496.63
Office of Secretary of Transportation 8 $84,051.88
Internal Revenue Service 8 $87,863.63
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $116,564.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 6 $73,598.50
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 5 $93,485.40
U.S. International Trade Commission 5 $85,016.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 5 $70,062.40
Bureau of Land Management 4 $64,110.25
Social Security Administration 4 $84,764.00
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $79,542.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 4 $92,738.25
National Labor Relations Board 3 $102,036.00
Langley Research Center 3 $79,030.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 3 $82,799.00
Maritime Administration 3 $85,661.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $103,128.67
Environmental Protection Agency 3 $92,384.67
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $58,473.67
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $66,466.50
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 2 $46,527.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $64,260.50
2 $91,908.50
National Science Foundation 2 $86,521.50
Forest Service 2 $67,288.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $78,351.50
U.S. Institute of Peace 2 $69,431.50
Department of Energy 2 $77,592.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 2 $78,055.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $104,300.50
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $101,693.50
Federal Trade Commission 2 $89,301.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $75,067.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $78,055.50
Departmental Offices 2 $83,611.00
Indian Health Service 2 $56,908.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $81,480.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $100,554.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $75,887.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $46,351.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $90,242.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $54,771.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $66,939.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $93,046.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $95,398.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $87,664.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $68,072.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $73,720.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $92,820.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $69,384.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $118,828.00
Small Business Administration 1 $97,976.00
Presidio Trust 1 $58,871.00
Indian Affairs 1 $51,510.00
Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board 1 $70,558.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $75,887.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $80,223.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $79,377.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $80,223.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $82,391.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $109,687.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $64,102.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $131,629.00
U.S. Mint 1 $92,939.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $100,554.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $92,820.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $84,559.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $67,216.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $95,398.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $77,353.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $77,353.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $90,242.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $84,559.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $83,055.00

Librarian Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Librarian is $80,760.86. The highest paid Librarian made $164,367 in 2006.

Common Librarian Payscales

Payscale Number of Librarian Employees
GS - General Schedule 687
ZA - Administrative 31
PG - Printing Office Grades 27
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 17
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 8
CG - Corporate Graded 7
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 6
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
ES - Senior Executive Service 3
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 1

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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

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1410.

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