Librarians' Salaries: Barely Any Increase This Year
Lynch, Mary Jo, American Libraries
IN CONTRAST WITH LAST YEAR'S ALA SURVEY, SALARY INCREASES FOR LIBRARIANS TOP OUT AT LESS THAN ONE PERCENT.
Between April 1995 and April 1996, the average salary for librarians increased less than one percent (.725%)--a much lower percentage than the increase for comparable occupations reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in the June 1996 Monthly Labor Review A table in that source entitled "Employment Cost Index, wages and salaries by occupation and industry group," shows that civilian workers (i.e., private industry, state and local government, but excluding farm, household, and federal government workers), received an average 3.2% increase over the previous year. …
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Publication information: Article title: Librarians' Salaries: Barely Any Increase This Year. Contributors: Lynch, Mary Jo - Author. Magazine title: American Libraries. Volume: 27. Issue: 9 Publication date: October 1996. Page number: 59+. © 1984 American Library Association. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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