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Librarian Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$71,800 (USD)

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Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Librarian is $71,800 a year and $35 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Librarian is between $51,861 and $88,310. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Librarian. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Plans the acquisition, organization, maintenance, utilization, and retention of materials and equipment in the library.
  • Maintains library collections of books, serial publications, documents, magazines, newspapers, music recordings, audio books, video recordings, Internet resources, and other resource materials, and aids groups and individuals in locating and obtaining requested materials.
  • Illustrates, explains, and assists in use of electronic resources including computer databases and the Internet, as well as print resources such as card or book catalog or book and periodical indexes.
  • Supervises classification, cataloging, indexing, and shelving of books and materials; in small library, may be the one to perform those duties.
Librarian Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Librarians

Job family population: 126,800

Estimated population of Librarian jobs: 5,360

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Librarian Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Law Librarian - Temporary
May 10
Seattle, WA, USA
Foster Pepper PLLC
Foster Pepper PLLC, one of the Pacific Northwest's leading law firms, is looking for a Temporary Law Librarian with experience assisting attorneys with their legal and non-legal research needs. The ...
Technical and Scientific Information Librarian
May 29
Redmond, WA, USA
JS Held
Technical and Scientific Information Librarian (Part time or Full time) Location : Redmond, WA Requirements : · Master's degree with training in library services · Strong academic background in ...
Sr Scientist, Yeast Library
May 31
Seattle, WA, USA
Just Biotherapeutics
Just is seeking a highly motivated and creative yeast display library expert that desires a significant opportunity to help invent the technologies required to improve worldwide access to ...
Senior Software Engineer - DevEx Authentication Libraries
Mar 21
Redmond, WA, USA
Join our group and help develop libraries with an emphasis on resiliency and performance using agile engineering methodologies. We are a tight-knit community of engineers who work together every day ...
Spanish / Math Teachers
Jun 7
Seattle, WA, USA
Pacific Learning Academy
Position requires driving between local library and student homes, but all within the Sammamish/Issaquah area and drive time is paid. ​ Qualifications: * Previous experience in teaching or tutoring ...
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