What Does A Librarian Do?
Librarians help people to conduct research and find information within a library.
How Do I Become A Librarian?
A master’s degree in library science is usually required for this position. A master’s degree typically takes about two-three years after earning a four-year bachelor’s degree; students may need a bachelor’s degree in library science to be admitted to the master’s program.
What is the Average Salary For A Librarian?
High – 93,000
Median – 58,000
Low – 34,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Librarian?
- Take as many college-prep courses as possible!
- English – As much as possible!
What Is The Work Environment For A Librarian?
Librarians work for local government, colleges and universities, companies, and elementary and secondary schools. Most work full time, but opportunities for part-time work do exist. This work may require working evenings and weekends.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Librarian?
There will likely be strong competition for these positions. Opportunities may differ based on geographical location.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada