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Patients Librarian Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$64,186 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Patients Librarian is $64,186 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Patients Librarian is between $46,557 and $78,815. 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

  • Plans and directs library program for residents and staff of extended care facilities, such as mental institutions, correctional institutions, or institutions for physically handicapped or mentally retarded: develops library policies and programs and prepares operational budgets.
  • Selects, acquires, and organizes library materials for convenient access.
  • Provides readers' advisory services on basis of knowledge of current reviews and bibliographies.
  • Reviews requests, and selects books and other library materials according to mental state, educational background, and special needs of residents.
  • Assembles book reviews for institution's bulletins or newspapers, and circulates reviews among residents.
  • Provides handicapped or bedridden residents with reading aids, such as prism glasses, page turners, bookstands, or talking books, and with phonograph records.
Patients Librarian Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Librarians

Job family population: 126,800

Estimated population of Patients Librarian jobs: 4,627

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

Patients Librarian Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Physician / Family Practice / Illinois / Locum tenens / Family Practice Physician Job
May 20
Chicago, Illinois, USA
All Medical Personnel
Ongoing per diem Job Details Focus on patients and help them achieve better health in onsite ... library of available locum tenens positions. About Us: Since 1990, All Medical Personnel has ...
Staff Veterinarian
May 24
Wheaton, IL, USA
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Serve as the primary doctor for all incoming wild patients and exhibit animals * Lead the animal ... Manage information resource including medical resources seeking, medical library maintenance, and ...
Family Practice Physician
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
All Medical Personnel
Ongoing per diem Job Details Focus on patients and help them achieve better health in onsite ... library of available locum tenens positions. About Us: Since 1990, All Medical Personnel has ...
NEW! Medical Receptionist
Mar 7
North Riverside, IL, USA
FGM Pediatrics
Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical ... Maintain medical records, technical library, or correspondence files. * Organized end of day ...
Travel Nurse - Tele RN - Lewiston, ME
Apr 26
Chicago, United States
General Healthcare Resources - Travel Nursing
... Library and more! Contact Sarah Romans at (716) 235-1417 | sromans@ghrtravelnursing for more ... care of patients. As a leading staffing agency for traveling nurses, we provide perks such as ...
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