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Librarians

in Massachusetts

Administer libraries and perform related library services. Work in a variety of settings, including public libraries, educational institutions, museums, corporations, government agencies, law firms, non-profit organizations, and healthcare providers. Tasks may include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials; and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers' advisory services. May perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information. May set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
254021  Librarians 4,626 4,638 12 0.26 % 88 87 Master's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Educational Services    2,530  55 % 2,540  55 % 10  0 % $75,510
Educational Services    2,530  55 % 2,540  55 % 10  0 % $75,510
Information    160  3 % 150  3 % -10  -7 % $46,470
Other Information Services    130  3 % 120  3 % -10  -8 % $46,710
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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