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Librarians in Connecticut

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4.4% Jobs Projection
$67,490 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Librarians in Connecticut are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Librarians in Connecticut is growing slower than average.

  • Librarians in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Librarians Work in Connecticut?

There were approximately 2,240 workers employed as Librarians in this state in 2018.

There were 2,180 Librarians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,690 Librarians working in it, which means Connecticut has more Librarians than average.


Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Librarians in this state are growing at a rate of 4.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.0%.


Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 220 annual job openings, and 2,370 total jobs in 2026 for Librarians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 14,500 annual jobs and 150,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Librarians Make in Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Librarians ranged from $43,730 to $101,400 with $67,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.02 to $48.75. The median hourly rate was $32.45.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $32.76 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.31.

The median salary in Connecticut is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Connecticut Metros for Librarians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Librarians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 760 $70,360
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 510 $72,010
New Haven, CT 500 $63,460
Springfield, MA-CT 490 $67,880
Worcester, MA-CT 470 $57,860
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 200 $63,480
Waterbury, CT 100 $65,660
Danbury, CT 70 $73,590

Top States for Librarians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Librarians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 12,690 $64,620
Texas 9,430 $59,730
California 8,560 $78,620
Illinois 6,040 $55,380
Pennsylvania 4,820 $55,770
Florida 4,790 $55,060
Massachusetts 4,520 $68,310
New Jersey 4,510 $64,320
North Carolina 4,370 $53,650
Virginia 4,130 $63,310
Ohio 3,880 $53,100
Michigan 3,680 $50,430
Washington 2,970 $72,690
Maryland 2,950 $69,900
Tennessee 2,630 $53,920
Georgia 2,550 $61,260
Louisiana 2,510 $52,660
Indiana 2,390 $45,150
Alabama 2,370 $55,970
Missouri 2,280 $48,760

Below are the states where Librarians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $81,770
California $78,620
Washington $72,690
Delaware $71,810
Alaska $70,560
Hawaii $70,060
Maryland $69,900
Nevada $69,350
Massachusetts $68,310
Rhode Island $68,290


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