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Cataloger Salary

$54,218 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cataloger is $54,218 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cataloger is between $39,713 and $66,299. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cataloger. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Compiles and catalogs information on print and nonprint library materials, such as books and periodicals, identify materials and integrating information into library catalog, using various classification systems, including the Dewey Decimal system.
  • Produces a log that identifies a book or publication's author, title, subject, publisher, publication date, edition, classification number, and location in the library.
  • Verifies and cross-references data with information printed on the title page of books, and integrates changes into the data systems.
  • Marks classification number from log into library material for identification.
Cataloger Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Library Technicians

Job family population: 90,030

Estimated population of Cataloger jobs: 24,494

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Jun 15
Sacramento, CA, USA
Products from our catalog line include, but are not limited to, custom logo shirts and pants, work boots, outerwear, hats and gloves. Responsibilities include exceeding catalog sales and projections ...
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