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Librarian Cataloger Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$57,409 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Librarian Cataloger is $57,409 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Librarian Cataloger is between $42,050 and $70,200. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Librarian 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.
Librarian Cataloger Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Library Technicians

Job family population: 90,030

Estimated population of Librarian Cataloger jobs: 24,494

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Librarian Cataloger Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Senior Copy Cataloger
May 4
Momence, USA
Follett Corporation
Knowledge of automated library systems. ♣ Understanding of MARC records and tag structure. ... POSITION SUMMARY Ensures quality of customer's cataloging database. Maintains and audits ...
CLS Technical Supoort Specialist
Apr 8
Momence, USA
Follett Corporation
... Cataloging Utility, Print Server and other existing or new systems. * Understanding of MARC records and tag structure. * Knowledge of various library automation systems. * Knowledge of AACR2, RDA and ...
Sr. Applications Developer
Mar 28
Westchester, USA
Follett Corporation
Solid understanding of various sub-systems of WebSphere Commerce like Catalog, Order, Member. ... Through Baker & Taylor, Follett's reach also extends to the public library and global retail ...
Ecommerce Marketing Specialist
May 7
Good Earth Lighting, Inc.
... catalog, specification sheets, infographics, etc) and new product launches Web Operation · New ... library and videos for all retailers and marketplace sites · Review and analyze customer sites ...
Lead Database Administrator
May 15
Chicago, IL, USA
World Book, Inc.
Participate in on-call and occasional off-hours activities (DR tests, catalog-to-web cut overs ... and library and consumer markets worldwide. Our robust product suite includes highly engaging ...
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