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Librarian - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Librarian"

How much does a Librarian in the federal government get paid? $94,375.11* *Based on the 2014 average.
681 EMPLOYEES
$64.08M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Librarian was the 257th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 681 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled Librarian, with an average salary of $98,550.

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 133 $98,549.95
Veterans Health Administration 110 $79,780.92
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 41 $86,699.41
Government Printing Office 34 $93,306.59
Offices, Boards and Divisions 29 $111,769.14
Agricultural Research Service 27 $97,906.07
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 19 $99,314.68
Department of State 18 $102,576.17
Geological Survey 16 $82,132.75
Food and Drug Administration 16 $95,644.44
National Institute of Standards and Technology 15 $94,790.87
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 15 $79,980.20
Patent and Trademark Office 13 $106,152.38
National Gallery of Art 10 $100,141.40
Office of Administration 10 $109,773.60
National Park Service 9 $79,979.11
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 8 $136,575.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 8 $110,458.63
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 8 $99,456.75
Internal Revenue Service 7 $92,989.57
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $134,199.17
Maritime Administration 5 $85,658.20
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 5 $102,239.60
Forest Service 5 $79,135.75
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $100,728.50
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 4 $90,177.00
Environmental Protection Agency 4 $96,030.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $82,633.75
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $65,992.75
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $92,424.00
Departmental Offices 3 $113,059.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 3 $113,625.00
Bureau of Land Management 3 $68,175.67
National Archives and Records Administration 3 $87,690.67
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $98,259.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 3 $115,309.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $69,386.33
Department of Energy 3 $88,713.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3 $104,260.33
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 3 $99,463.00
Indian Affairs 2 $68,571.50
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $95,069.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $89,432.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $64,969.00
U.S. Tax Court 2 $114,804.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $62,435.00
National Labor Relations Board 2 $115,123.50
Federal Aviation Administration 2 $91,627.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $110,888.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $94,297.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $83,489.50
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $98,304.50
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 2 $103,941.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $80,714.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 2 $150,031.50
Institute of Education Sciences 2 $132,504.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $98,781.50
Federal Trade Commission 2 $90,744.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $116,901.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $116,901.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $104,911.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $85,396.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $77,065.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $57,766.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $82,571.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $117,151.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $117,729.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $106,319.00
Small Business Administration 1 $116,901.00
Indian Health Service 1 $65,233.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $110,906.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $95,785.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $107,909.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 1 $95,919.00
Social Security Administration 1 $98,916.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $78,142.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $96,719.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $98,305.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $97,460.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $102,014.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 1 $75,376.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $96,317.00

Librarian Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Librarian is $94,375.11. The highest paid Librarian made $217,581 in 2014.

Common Librarian Payscales

Payscale Number of Librarian Employees
GS - General Schedule 573
PG - Printing Office Grades 33
ZA - Administrative 30
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 8
CG - Corporate Graded 7
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 6
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 5
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 2
ES - Senior Executive Service 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 2
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 2
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 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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