ARL Annual Salary Survey 2015–2016

This report analyzes salary data for all professional staff working in the 124 ARL member libraries during FY2015–2016. Data for 10,111 professional staff members were reported this year for the 114 ARL university libraries, including their law and medical libraries (828 staff members reported by 71 medical libraries and 735 staff members reported by 76 law libraries). For the 10 nonuniversity ARL members, data were reported for 3,716 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.

Downloadable Microsoft Excel file of data tables [Note: This file was updated 9/5/17.]

Morris, Shaneka. ARL Annual Salary Survey 2015–2016. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 2017.


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ARL Annual Salary Survey 2015–2016

Keyword(s): research libraries; salary data; salary trends; library professional staff