• The median pay for librarians is $54,500.
  • As of 2010, there were 156,100 librarians in the United States.
  • The job outlook for librarians from 2010—2020 is expected to be 7 percent growth (which is slower than average).
  • Librarians usually require an MSLS degree, and there are many different specialties for library science.
  • For more information on what librarians do, educational requirements, work environment, skills needed, etc., see

See also thesewebsites of professional librarian associations:

For a complete list of the many library associations (including state and local associations), go to

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