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Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
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or $29.42 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (56)
Assisting and Caring for Others (46)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (15)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 5.8% by 2031
'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' was $61,190, or $29.42 hourly
'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' are paid 33.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as librarians and media collections specialists?
As of 2021 there were 127,790 people employed as Librarians and Media Collections Specialists within the United States.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Librarians and Media Collections Specialists.
Administer and maintain libraries or collections of information, for public or private access through reference or borrowing. Work in a variety of settings, such as educational institutions, museums, and corporations, and with various types of informational materials, such as books, periodicals, recordings, films, and databases. Tasks may include acquiring, cataloging, and circulating library materials, and user services such as locating and organizing information, providing instruction on how to access information, and setting up and operating a library's media equipment.
SOC Code: 25-4022.00
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