Labor Trends & Statistics for Library Workers


When considering a new career, it is critical to look at various aspects of the profession that may affect overall satisfaction.  These involve more than just salaries and benefits.  A variety of factors should be considered.  Factors such as  these listed below should be taken into account when thinking about a career.

  • the training and education needed
  • earnings
  • expected job prospects
  • what workers do on the job
  • working conditions


The resources listed on this page should aid you in looking at these aspects of careers in libraries.