2020 Highest Paid Library Science Graduates
Finding the Best Library Science School for You
In 2018-2019, 99 people earned their bachelor's in library science, making the major the #37 most popular in the United States. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Library Science list to help you make the college decision.
This year's Highest Paid Library Science Graduates ranking analyzed 5 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in library science.
The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.
Salaries of Library Science Majors After Graduation
After graduation, library science majors from schools in the United States earn an average salary of $30,500 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 23% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.
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2020 Highest Paid Library Science Grads in the United States
Best Schools for Highly Paid Library Science Graduates
The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Southern Connecticut State University. SCSU is a moderately-sized public school located in the midsize city of New Haven.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Kutztown University of Pennsylvania as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the fringe town of Kutztown, Kutztown University is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.Request Information
University of Maine at Augusta landed the #3 spot in our 2020 rankings for highest paid library science school. Located in the town of Augusta, UMA is a public college with a small student population.Request Information
University of Southern Mississippi landed the #4 spot in our 2020 rankings for highest paid library science school. Southern Miss is a fairly large public school located in the city of Hattiesburg.Request Information
Library Science by Region
View the Highest Paid Library Science Graduates for a specific region near you.
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Rankings in Majors Related to Library Science
Library Science Majors to Study
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Most Popular Majors Related to Library Science
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Notes and References
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Credit for the banner image above goes to John Cummings.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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