Salary for Postsecondary Library Science Teachers

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Postsecondary library science teachers may develop and deliver courses on-line and in traditional classroom settings. They create assignments and homeworks designed to help students grasp the topic of library science, and deliver lectures. Additionally, these professionals grade assignments, homeworks and exams, and may conduct their own research. They are required to stay abreast of changes in the field of library science by attending professional meetings, conferences, and reading relevant peer-reviewed literature. The minimum degree requirement for this position is a Master's, although many library science teachers also have doctorate degrees.

A Postsecondary Library Science Teacher can earn average salaries in a range of $46,120 and $116,450 based on experience and domain knowledge. Library Science Teachers will normally get an average salary of seventy-seven thousand five hundred and sixty dollars per annum.

Library Science Teachers can get the highest pay in California, where they receive an average job salary of just about $108,810. People in this job function are paid most highly in Educational Services, where they can get an average job salary of $77,670.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 28.63 percent nationwide in that time.


Postsecondary Library Science Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
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