Librarian - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Librarian"

How much does a Librarian in the federal government get paid? $91,696.35* *Based on the 2010 average.
763 EMPLOYEES
$69.96M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Librarian was the 191st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 763 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled Librarian, with an average salary of $96,130.

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 137 $96,129.50
Veterans Health Administration 131 $78,371.15
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 39 $90,362.10
Agricultural Research Service 39 $100,688.54
Offices, Boards and Divisions 35 $98,994.26
Government Printing Office 32 $90,975.44
Geological Survey 23 $76,482.09
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 22 $89,237.77
Department of State 20 $104,902.15
Food and Drug Administration 19 $85,535.79
Patent and Trademark Office 16 $108,137.69
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 16 $67,235.31
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 14 $92,529.14
National Institute of Standards and Technology 12 $99,840.42
Internal Revenue Service 12 $90,604.17
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 11 $106,335.82
Office of Administration 11 $111,781.00
National Gallery of Art 10 $102,798.30
National Park Service 9 $81,260.00
National Archives and Records Administration 7 $80,732.86
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 7 $131,103.14
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $123,612.17
Federal Bureau of Investigation 5 $111,781.60
Environmental Protection Agency 5 $99,554.20
Maritime Administration 5 $81,203.80
Forest Service 5 $81,393.20
Federal Aviation Administration 5 $88,610.60
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 4 $95,105.25
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $74,035.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $105,286.75
Office of Secretary of Transportation 4 $95,696.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 4 $95,599.75
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 4 $79,548.75
U.S. Coast Guard 4 $66,448.50
National Science Foundation 3 $83,543.33
National Labor Relations Board 3 $111,690.33
Social Security Administration 3 $92,873.67
Bureau of Land Management 3 $66,058.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3 $112,687.00
Federal Trade Commission 3 $94,599.00
Departmental Offices 3 $94,430.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $92,893.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2 $114,791.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $102,794.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $98,026.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $96,279.00
Indian Affairs 2 $66,548.50
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $92,368.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $79,123.50
2 $104,541.50
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $103,294.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 2 $95,359.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 2 $138,728.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $82,952.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $86,145.50
Department of Energy 2 $88,435.50
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $85,932.50
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $92,341.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $113,774.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $91,578.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $79,122.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $72,714.00
Presidio Trust 1 $69,129.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $115,742.00
Indian Health Service 1 $58,715.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $84,855.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $97,333.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $100,904.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $97,936.00
U.S. Mint 1 $110,889.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $64,192.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $92,992.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $90,083.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $97,936.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $73,353.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $109,881.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $67,904.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $60,232.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $112,774.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $106,839.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $116,562.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $95,459.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $62,467.00
Small Business Administration 1 $115,742.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $94,969.00

Librarian Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Librarian is $91,696.35. The highest paid Librarian made $188,950 in 2010.

Common Librarian Payscales

Payscale Number of Librarian Employees
GS - General Schedule 643
PG - Printing Office Grades 32
ZA - Administrative 30
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 12
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 9
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 6
CG - Corporate Graded 6
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 5
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 2
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
ES - Senior Executive Service 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

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The series code of this occupation is 1410.

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