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Librarians - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer, the librarian's specialty, and the number of hours worked. In addition, the librarian's level of responsibility and education also affect wages.

Librarians who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance. Some employers also provide a retirement plan.

Librarians and media collections specialists (SOC 25-4022)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $22.95 $29.17 $36.87
Yearly $47,740 $60,670 $76,700
    Champaign Area Hourly $23.78 $30.49 $31.83
Yearly $49,461 $63,424 $66,204
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $11.76 $22.84 $27.86
Yearly $24,463 $47,512 $57,934
    Cook County Hourly $24.17 $30.50 $38.52
Yearly $50,267 $63,447 $80,126
    Decatur Area Hourly $18.79 $23.57 $29.95
Yearly $39,081 $49,016 $62,294
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $23.97 $30.22 $38.29
Yearly $49,856 $62,856 $79,651
    Du Page County Hourly $23.98 $30.22 $38.29
Yearly $49,884 $62,850 $79,651
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $19.28 $24.83 $30.99
Yearly $40,092 $51,658 $64,446
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $11.76 $18.50 $24.08
Yearly $24,463 $38,487 $50,069
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $18.70 $23.99 $30.40
Yearly $38,887 $49,896 $63,214
    Lake County Hourly $23.97 $30.22 $38.29
Yearly $49,863 $62,849 $79,652
    McHenry County Hourly $23.78 $30.22 $30.50
Yearly $49,461 $62,848 $63,444
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $14.71 $19.12 $25.66
Yearly $30,594 $39,783 $53,384
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $14.71 $23.66 $29.91
Yearly $30,594 $49,216 $62,202
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $18.64 $24.13 $30.72
Yearly $38,767 $50,197 $63,901
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $14.71 $22.19 $24.77
Yearly $30,594 $46,154 $51,520
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $19.16 $27.65 $38.81
Yearly $39,851 $57,511 $80,726
    Rockford Area Hourly $19.12 $27.96 $34.15
Yearly $39,783 $58,154 $71,035
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $14.71 $14.71 $23.62
Yearly $30,594 $30,594 $49,124
    Springfield Area Hourly $18.18 $28.04 $31.15
Yearly $37,821 $58,326 $64,803
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $18.90 $23.86 $30.75
Yearly $39,309 $49,636 $63,956
    Vermilion County Hourly $16.68 $22.56 $30.15
Yearly $34,688 $46,932 $62,702
    Will County Hourly $24.11 $30.22 $33.54
Yearly $50,144 $62,850 $69,747
United States Hourly $23.06 $29.42 $37.21
Yearly $47,960 $61,190 $77,400

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.