November 21, 2017

Placements & Salaries 2017: Librarians Everywhere

Recent graduates are experiencing faster placements and earning more money than last year’s, this year’s snapshot of the job market suggests.

Placements & Salaries 2017: 2017 Salaries

The average full-time salary for employed 2016 graduates is $51,798, up 7.45% over 2015. The average hourly wage was $19, which translates to an annual salary of almost $40,000.

Placements & Salaries 2017: Job Journey

This year we explored whether graduates had been exposed to working in a library prior to enrolling in an LIS master’s program.

Placements & Salaries 2017: Explore All the Data

Dig through these tables to discover the details about where 2016 LIS grads are landing jobs, at what salaries, and in what kinds of roles, or see the full feature for all the analysis.

Placements & Salaries 2017: Survey Methods

LJ offered 51 accredited library and information science schools in the United States the opportunity to participate in the survey.

Placements & Salaries 2017: Make Sure Your School Gets Counted

If you are a faculty member or a director and your school did not respond fully, now is the time to get started on the next survey.