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Supervising Librarian Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$45,506 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Supervising Librarian is $45,506 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Supervising Librarian is between $34,026 and $55,044. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Supervising Librarian. 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

  • Coordinates activities of library branch or department, and assists patrons in selection and location of books, audiovisual materials, and other materials: trains and directs workers in performance of such tasks as receiving, shelving, and locating materials.
  • Examines book reviews, publishers' catalogs, and other information sources to recommend material acquisition.
  • Searches catalog files, biographical dictionaries, and indexes, and examines content of reference materials to assist patrons in locating and selecting materials.
  • May assemble and arrange materials for display.
  • May prepare replies to mail requests for information.
  • May be designated according to type of library as chief librarian, branch (library); or according to department as chief librarian, circulation department (library); chief librarian, extension department (library); chief librarian, general reference department (library); chief librarian, music department (library); chief librarian, periodical reading room (library); chief librarian, readers' advisory service (library); chief librarian, work with blind (library).
Supervising Librarian Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Librarians

Job family population: 126,800

Estimated population of Supervising Librarian jobs: 4,884

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...

Supervising Librarian Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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May 4
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Follett Corporation
Knowledge of automated library systems. ♣ Understanding of MARC records and tag structure. ... Provides communications and information between copy catalogers, supervisors, trainers and ...
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Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
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CLS Technical Supoort Specialist
Apr 8
Momence, USA
Follett Corporation
Knowledge of various library automation systems. * Knowledge of AACR2, RDA and Dewey/LC ... Demonstrates mastery of job duties, requiring minimal supervisor follow up; frequently consults ...
Analytical Consultant (Data Engineer)
May 21
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Axiom Consulting Partners
Use modern tools and platforms to apply supervised and unsupervised learning to datasets ... Exposure to the D3 JavaScript library * Experience linking observations and analytical outputs to ...
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Distribution International
... library of drawings * Implement the DI quality control program at the Richmond Fab Shop.Improve the overall quality performance of the shop. * Work as a hands on Quality Control Supervisor with ...
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