A Librarian helps people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries.
Most librarians need a master’s degree in library science. Some positions have additional requirements, such as a teaching certificate or a degree in another field.
Employment of librarians is projected to grow 2 percent from 2014 to 2024, slower than the average for all occupations. Librarians are needed to assist library patrons in locating information and resources, but growth will be limited by budget constraints in local government and educational services.
The median annual wage for librarians was $56,880 in May 2015.
Similar occupations include High School Teachers, Museum Workers, and Library Technicians.
The number of jobs for Librarians in the United States in 2014 was 143,100
Librarians work in quiet and educational environments, helping people of all ages and backgrounds find a book or film they need or would enjoy