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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 $21.81 $28.06 $35.76
Yearly $45,364 $58,373 $74,376
    Champaign Area Hourly $24.73 $28.91 $33.92
Yearly $51,428 $60,138 $70,553
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $12.11 $17.00 $23.61
Yearly $25,186 $35,364 $49,104
    Cook County Hourly $24.82 $30.23 $38.83
Yearly $51,619 $62,872 $80,761
    Decatur Area Hourly $14.09 $20.33 $24.98
Yearly $29,313 $42,293 $51,957
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $24.13 $30.35 $40.44
Yearly $50,197 $63,138 $84,117
    Du Page County Hourly $23.66 $29.13 $37.40
Yearly $49,217 $60,600 $77,783
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $11.10 $16.67 $25.33
Yearly $23,081 $34,673 $52,680
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $19.93 $22.45 $24.99
Yearly $41,455 $46,686 $51,969
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $20.32 $26.22 $32.70
Yearly $42,275 $54,530 $68,007
    Lake County Hourly $21.93 $27.44 $37.48
Yearly $45,621 $57,067 $77,951
    McHenry County Hourly $19.83 $25.89 $31.54
Yearly $41,247 $53,850 $65,602
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $15.20 $18.19 $24.28
Yearly $31,608 $37,830 $50,507
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $15.85 $20.44 $25.85
Yearly $32,973 $42,507 $53,777
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $14.99 $19.44 $28.57
Yearly $31,172 $40,434 $59,425
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $12.98 $14.82 $21.38
Yearly $26,993 $30,820 $44,469
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $18.82 $22.91 $32.60
Yearly $39,149 $47,661 $67,800
    Rockford Area Hourly $21.41 $27.24 $33.73
Yearly $44,538 $56,650 $70,161
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $10.87 $12.01 $14.07
Yearly $22,607 $24,991 $29,263
    Springfield Area Hourly $16.85 $26.91 $30.98
Yearly $35,048 $55,967 $64,437
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $11.39 $20.87 $27.04
Yearly $23,699 $43,405 $56,248
    Vermilion County Hourly $21.09 $25.60 $32.83
Yearly $43,859 $53,243 $68,296
    Will County Hourly $25.70 $29.12 $34.00
Yearly $53,446 $60,573 $70,713
United States Hourly $22.64 $29.24 $37.34
Yearly $47,090 $60,820 $77,680

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