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12.5% Jobs Projection
$39,130 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Librarians in Idaho is growing faster than average.

  • Librarians in Idaho earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Librarians Work in Idaho?

In Idaho, there were 540 people working as Librarians in the year 2018.

There were 540 Librarians employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


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


Job Projections for Idaho

Jobs for Librarians in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.0%.


Idaho Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 630 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 Idaho?

In 2018 wages for Librarians ranged from $20,200 to $80,150 with $39,130 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.71 to $38.54. The median hourly rate was $18.81.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.15 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.66.

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


Top Idaho Metros for Librarians

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boise City, ID 200 $39,530
Idaho Falls, ID 40 $29,900
Pocatello, ID 40 $31,240
Logan, UT-ID 30 $39,950

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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