Librarian - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Librarian"How much does a Librarian in the federal government get paid? $96,211.04* *Based on the 2016 average.
Librarian was the 210th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 657 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled Librarian, with an average salary of $99,180.
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.
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
Librarian Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Librarian is $96,211.04. The highest paid Librarian made $232,870 in 2016.
Common Librarian Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Librarian Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||551|
|PG - Printing Office Grades||34|
|ZA - Administrative||30|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||9|
|EI - Advisory Committee Member (other)||6|
|CG - Corporate Graded||5|
|SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez||3|
|NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only||3|
|GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns||3|
|CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos||2|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||2|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||2|
|CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs||2|
|FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan||2|
|CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev||1|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||1|
|OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury||1|
|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.
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