Librarians and Media Collections Specialists

5.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
41%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
9.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$60,820
or $29.24 hourly
VOLUME
135,070
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 41% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 9.1% by 2030
'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' was $60,820, or $29.24 hourly
'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' are paid 45.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 135,070 people employed as Librarians and Media Collections Specialists.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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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