ARL Annual Salary Survey

The ARL Annual Salary Survey reports salaries for more than 12,000 professional positions in ARL member libraries on an annual basis. These data are used to determine whether salaries are competitive, equitable across institutions and personal characteristics, and keeping up with inflation. The survey also tracks minority representation in ARL US libraries and reports separate data for health sciences and law libraries.

  • ARL Annual Salary Survey 2013–2014 Kyrillidou, Martha; Morris, Shaneka ARL Annual Salary Survey 2013–2014
    Keyword(s): research libraries; salary data; salary trends; library professional staff
    Abstract:

    This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 125 ARL member libraries during FY2013–2014. Data for 10,168 professional staff members were reported this year for the 115 ARL university libraries, including their law and medical libraries (907 staff members reported by 72 medical libraries and 761 staff members reported by 77 law libraries). For the 10 nonuniversity ARL members, data were reported for 3,791 professional staff members. Beginning, median, and average salaries by race, sex, years of experience, geographic region, and professional position for research, university, law, and medical libraries are covered.

  • ARL Annual Salary Survey 2012–2013 Kyrillidou, Martha; Morris, Shaneka ARL Annual Salary Survey 2012–2013
    Keyword(s): research libraries; salary data; salary trends; library professional staff
    Abstract:

    This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 125 ARL member libraries during 2012–2013. Data are reported for 10,072 professional staff in the 115 university ARL libraries and for 3,823 professional staff in the 10 non-university ARL libraries.

  • ARL Annual Salary Survey 2011–2012 Kyrillidou, Martha; Morris, Shaneka ARL Annual Salary Survey 2011–2012
    Abstract:

    This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 126 ARL member libraries during 2011-2012. Data are reported for 9,910 professional staff in the 115 university libraries and for 4,046 professional staff in the 11 non-university libraries.

  • ARL Annual Salary Survey 2010-2011 Kyrillidou, Martha; Morris, Shaneka ARL Annual Salary Survey 2010-2011
    Abstract:

    This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 126 ARL member libraries during 2010–2011. Data are reported for 10,037 professional staff in the 115 university ARL libraries and for 3,709 professional staff in the 11 non-university ARL libraries.

  • ARL Annual Salary Survey 2009–2010 Kyrillidou, Martha; Bland, Les ARL Annual Salary Survey 2009–2010
    Abstract:

    This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 124 ARL member libraries during 2009–2010. Data are reported for 10,207 professional staff in the 114 university ARL libraries and for 3,811 professional staff in the 10 non-university ARL libraries.

  • ARL Annual Salary Survey 2008–2009 Kyrillidou, Martha; Bland, Les ARL Annual Salary Survey 2008–2009
    Abstract:

    This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 123 ARL member libraries during 2008-2009. Data are reported for 10,148 professional staff in the 113 university ARL libraries and for 3,748 professional staff in the 10 non-university ARL libraries.

  • ARL Annual Salary Survey 2007–2008 Kyrillidou, Martha; Young, Mark; Barber, Jason ARL Annual Salary Survey 2007–2008
    Abstract:

    This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 123 ARL member libraries during 2007-08. Data are reported for 9,983 professional staff in the 113 university ARL libraries and for 3,797 professional staff in the 10 non-university ARL libraries.

  • ARL Annual Salary Survey 2006–2007 Kyrillidou, Martha; Young, Mark ARL Annual Salary Survey 2006–2007
    Abstract:

    This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 123 ARL member libraries during 2006–07. Data are reported for 9,824 professional staff in the 113 university ARL libraries and for 3,832 professional staff in the 10 non-university ARL libraries.

  • ARL Annual Salary Survey 2005–2006 Kyrillidou, Martha; Young, Mark ARL Annual Salary Survey 2005–2006
    Abstract:

    This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 123 ARL member libraries during 2005–06. Data were reported for 9,655 professional staff in the 113 university libraries and for 3,921 professional staff members at the 10 nonuniversity libraries at ARL member institutions.