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Cataloger Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,808 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cataloger is $56,808 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cataloger is between $41,610 and $69,466. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, Illinois, 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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Cataloger Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Senior Copy Cataloger
May 4
Momence, USA
Follett Corporation
POSITION SUMMARY Ensures quality of customer's cataloging database. Maintains and audits departmental procedures. Provides communications and information between copy catalogers, supervisors ...
CLS Technical Supoort Specialist
Apr 8
Momence, USA
Follett Corporation
MLS in cataloging or equivalent experience. * Excellent PC skills including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. * Ability to implement technically sophisticated CLS development to ...
Graphic Designer
Mar 26
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
LTD Commodities
Design catalog covers and key positions for all print promotions. * Ensure accuracy of ads using the product database and ad management tools. * Present creative solutions to design/advertising ...
Print Services Manager
May 16
Niles, IL, USA
The Bradford Group
This position is responsible for all catalog production for both The Bradford Group and Hammacher Schlemmer, which will include the production scheduling, quality control, cost negotiating and ...
Sales Account Representative
Feb 26
Oak Brook, United States
Utilizing our catalog with over 36,000 products, you will act as a consultant, helping your customers find new ways to grow their business through a partnership with Uline. Because of our positive ...
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