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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

25-1082 Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in library science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


National estimates for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Industry profile for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Geographic profile for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

National estimates for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
4,230 2.7 % (4) $ 77,560 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $ 46,120 $ 57,210 $ 71,580 $ 90,630 $ 116,450
  (4)

Industry profile for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,530 0.12 (4) $ 74,850
Junior Colleges 680 0.10 (4) $ 92,660

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,530 0.12 (4) $ 74,850
Junior Colleges 680 0.10 (4) $ 92,660

Top paying industries for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 680 0.10 (4) $ 92,660
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,530 0.12 (4) $ 74,850


Geographic profile for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Carolina 300 0.07 2.34 (4) $ 69,420
California 300 0.02 0.60 (4) $ 108,810
Texas 300 0.02 0.81 (4) $ 71,960
Illinois 290 0.05 1.67 (4) $ 75,750
Pennsylvania 240 0.04 1.45 (4) $ 80,350




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alabama 160 0.08 2.71 (4) $ 85,930
Mississippi 90 0.08 2.70 (4) $ 58,110
North Carolina 300 0.07 2.34 (4) $ 69,420
Tennessee 200 0.07 2.24 (4) $ 63,260
Nebraska 50 0.06 1.86 (4) $ 72,730




Top paying states for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 300 0.02 0.60 (4) $ 108,810
New York 100 0.01 0.39 (4) $ 106,130
Washington 70 0.02 0.72 (4) $ 103,250
Maryland 80 0.03 1.00 (4) $ 102,670
South Carolina 70 0.03 1.13 (4) $ 94,450





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 180 0.02 0.68 (4) $ 96,230
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 160 0.04 1.19 (4) $ 71,080
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 100 0.02 0.59 (8) (8)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 80 0.03 0.88 (4) $ 95,380
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 70 0.07 2.39 (4) $ 57,650
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 70 0.03 0.87 (4) $ 65,850
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 70 0.05 1.78 (4) $ 93,220
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 60 0.03 1.01 (4) $ 108,060
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 60 0.04 1.30 (4) $ 130,720
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 60 0.02 0.67 (4) $ 86,700




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Springfield, MO 30 0.16 5.29 (4) $ 65,780
Baton Rouge, LA 40 0.11 3.48 (4) $ 71,430
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 70 0.07 2.39 (4) $ 57,650
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 70 0.05 1.78 (4) $ 93,220
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 60 0.04 1.30 (4) $ 130,720
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 160 0.04 1.19 (4) $ 71,080
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 60 0.03 1.01 (4) $ 108,060
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 80 0.03 0.88 (4) $ 95,380
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 70 0.03 0.87 (4) $ 65,850
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 50 0.02 0.80 (4) $ 71,060




Top paying metropolitan areas for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 60 0.04 1.30 (4) $ 130,720
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 60 0.03 1.01 (4) $ 108,060
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 180 0.02 0.68 (4) $ 96,230
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 80 0.03 0.88 (4) $ 95,380
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 70 0.05 1.78 (4) $ 93,220
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 50 0.02 0.65 (4) $ 89,290
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 60 0.02 0.67 (4) $ 86,700
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 50 0.02 0.59 (4) $ 72,850
Baton Rouge, LA 40 0.11 3.48 (4) $ 71,430
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 160 0.04 1.19 (4) $ 71,080


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021