Footnotes to the ARL Annual Salary Survey, 2008–2009 · 111
Institution Note
TEMPLE, cont. General libraries: Minimum beginning professional salary of $42,744 is based on an
11-month contract. Minimum beginning salary for a 10-month contract is $39,000.
As of data submission, there were no across-the-board increases on July 1, 2008.
TENNESSEE Main, Law, Knoxville Medical, and Memphis Medical libraries are included.
The medical libraries have a different starting salary and rank structure from the main
library. The Knoxville Medical Library starting salary is $40,000 and has a two- level
rank structure. The Memphis Medical Library starting salary is $45,000 and has a five-
level rank structure.
TEXAS Includes the Center for American History, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research
Center, Tarlton Law Library, and the University of Texas Libraries.
TEXAS A&M The following libraries are included: Sterling C. Evans Library, Cushming Memorial
Library, West Campus Library, Medical Sciences Library, Policy Sciences and Economics
Library, Jack K. Williams Library (Galveston Campus), Texas A&M University at Qatar
Library (Qatar Campus).
Due to Hurricane Ike, data current data for Galveston, TX’s Jack K. Williams Library
could not be collected. In lieu of this, data from the previous fiscal year was submitted.
Survey size for main library has increased from 98 in 2007–2008 to 138 in this reporting
period (2008–2009). This was caused by: reporting the medical library as part of main (a
separate medical salary survey was not submitted); a new determination concerning the
definition of “professional” in the TAMU libraries; and an aggressive hiring strategy to
increase professional staff in order to reduce student-to-professor ratio.
TEXAS TECH Includes the University Library, Southwest Collections/Special Collections Library, Law
Library, Health Sciences Library, and the Architecture library.
The Health Sciences Center reports five levels in its rank structure.
The Law Library reports four levels in its rank structure.
Salary data are as of September 1, 2009.
TORONTO The following libraries are included: Main, Nadine, Vorhoff, Turchin Business Library,
Law, and Medical.
UTAH Includes the Main Library, Eccles Health Sciences Library, and the Quinney Law
VANDERBILT The data submitted includes: the Central Library; Divinity Library; Peabody Library;
Management Library; Science and Engineering Libraries; Special Collections and
University Archives; centralized Technical Service Facility; Library Information
Technology Service; University Library Administration; and the TV News Archive.
VIRGINIA Includes the following University of Virginia Libraries: Alderman (Main), Astronomy,
Biology/Psychology, Chemistry, Clemons (Undergraduate), Education, Fiske Kimball
Fine Arts, Math, Music, Physics, Brown Science/Engineering, Small Special Collections,
Darden Graduate Business, Claude Moore Health Sciences, and Authur Morris Law.
Excludes the University of Virginia College branch campus at Wise.
WASHINGTON Includes librarians on the Seattle, Bothell & Tacoma campuses of the University of
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