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Librarian - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Librarian"

How much does a Librarian in the federal government get paid? $93,183.39* *Based on the 2013 average.
703 EMPLOYEES
$65.41M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Librarian was the 199th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 703 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled Librarian, with an average salary of $98,878.

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 128 $98,878.23
Veterans Health Administration 117 $79,914.05
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 40 $86,309.80
Government Printing Office 34 $93,621.91
Agricultural Research Service 30 $99,668.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 29 $108,446.86
Geological Survey 20 $77,303.55
Department of State 20 $100,714.55
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 19 $97,596.74
Food and Drug Administration 17 $92,853.71
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 16 $79,122.13
Patent and Trademark Office 14 $105,162.79
National Institute of Standards and Technology 13 $97,844.69
National Park Service 10 $76,350.50
Office of Administration 10 $107,289.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 10 $97,533.90
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 9 $110,139.00
National Gallery of Art 9 $99,100.56
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 8 $131,273.50
Internal Revenue Service 8 $93,292.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 5 $142,986.00
Environmental Protection Agency 5 $99,020.20
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 5 $97,247.40
Forest Service 5 $80,051.80
Maritime Administration 5 $83,578.40
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $96,570.00
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $90,773.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 4 $85,744.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $70,928.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $80,047.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 3 $111,331.33
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $90,614.67
Federal Bureau of Investigation 3 $112,317.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $82,554.67
Department of Energy 3 $98,101.67
Bureau of Land Management 3 $62,840.00
National Archives and Records Administration 3 $85,989.67
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $91,509.33
Departmental Offices 3 $110,644.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 3 $95,982.33
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $57,696.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 2 $143,040.00
U.S. Tax Court 2 $109,167.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $96,555.00
National Labor Relations Board 2 $112,229.50
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $91,011.50
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $106,295.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $76,831.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $56,281.50
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $95,847.00
Institute of Education Sciences 2 $131,169.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $105,355.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $89,846.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $93,385.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 2 $70,423.00
Indian Affairs 2 $65,061.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 2 $101,048.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $87,676.00
Social Security Administration 1 $94,969.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $106,839.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 1 $74,628.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $97,333.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $103,872.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $115,742.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $97,936.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $104,930.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $87,350.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $90,152.00
National Science Foundation 1 $82,359.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $115,742.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $100,904.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $64,548.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $81,823.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $73,917.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $115,742.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $55,461.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $79,199.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $109,807.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $116,562.00
Presidio Trust 1 $69,129.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 1 $92,001.00
Small Business Administration 1 $115,742.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1 $77,040.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $92,001.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $94,837.00
Indian Health Service 1 $64,586.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $96,001.00

Librarian Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Librarian is $93,183.39. The highest paid Librarian made $208,836 in 2013.

Common Librarian Payscales

Payscale Number of Librarian Employees
GS - General Schedule 591
PG - Printing Office Grades 33
ZA - Administrative 28
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 10
CG - Corporate Graded 7
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 6
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 5
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 5
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 4
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 2
ES - Senior Executive Service 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 2
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 1
OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury 1
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 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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