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Employers of Library Science majors in IA

Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries. Librarians work for local government, colleges and universities, companies and elementary and secondary schools. Most work full time, but opportunities for part-time work exist. Most librarians need a master’s degree in library science. Some positions have additional requirements, such as a teaching certificate or a degree in another field. The median annual wage for librarians was $55,370 in May 2012. Employment of librarians is projected to grow 7 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Librarians are needed to assist library patrons in locating information and resources, but growth will be limited as people become more comfortable using electronic resources to conduct their own research.

Librarians

Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in. Their 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. Librarians can work in a variety of settings, including public libraries, educational institutions, museums, corporations, government agencies, law firms, non-profit organizations, and healthcare providers.. Most work full time, but opportunities for part-time work exist. Librarians typically need a master’s degree in library science. Some positions have additional requirements, such as a teaching certificate or a degree in another field. The median annual wage for librarians was $58,520 in May 2017. Employment of librarians is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Communities are increasingly turning to libraries for a variety of services and activities. Therefore, there will be a continuous need for librarians to manage libraries and help patrons find information.

Archivists, Curators, and Museum Workers
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Archivists appraise, process, catalog, and preserve permanent records and historically valuable documents. Curators oversee collections of artwork and historic items, and may conduct public service activities for an institution. Museum technicians and conservators prepare and restore objects and documents in museum collections and exhibits. Archivists, curators, museum technicians, and conservators work in museums, historical sites, governments, colleges and universities, corporations, and other institutions. Most work full time. Archivist, curator, and conservator positions typically require a master’s degree related to the position’s field. Museum technicians typically have a bachelor’s degree. Prior experience gained through an internship or by volunteering in archives or museums is helpful in getting a position as an archivist, curator, museum technician, or conservator. The median annual wage for archivists, curators, and museum workers was $47,360 in May 2017. Overall employment of archivists, curators, museum technicians, and conservators is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The need to store information in archives and public interest in science, art, and history, may continue to spur demand for archivists, curators, museum technicians, and conservators. Applicants should expect very strong competition for jobs.

Library Assistants, Clerical

Compile records, sort, shelve, issue, and receive library materials such as books, electronic media, pictures, cards, slides and microfilm. Locate library materials for loan and replace material in shelving area, stacks, or files according to identification number and title. Register patrons to permit them to borrow books, periodicals, and other library materials. The median annual wage for library assistants and clerks was $25,810 in May 2017.

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in library science. The median annual wage for postsecondary library science teachers was $70,940 in May 2017.

Library Technicians

Assist librarians by helping readers in the use of library catalogs, databases, and indexes to locate books and other materials; and by answering questions that require only brief consultation of standard reference. Compile records; sort and shelve books or other media; remove or repair damaged books or other media; register patrons; and check materials in and out of the circulation process. Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files. Includes bookmobile drivers who assist with providing services in mobile libraries. The median annual wage for library technicians was $33,690 in May 2017.

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Company City State
The University of Iowa
University Library
University of Northern Iowa
Rod Library
Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Library
Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Iowa State University Library
City of Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids Public Library
City of Iowa City
Library
City of Davenport
Davenport Public Libary
Sioux City Public Library
City of Davenport
Public Library
Bettendorf Public Library
City of Urbandale
Urbandale Public Library
City of Ames
Ames Public Library
City of Waterloo
Waterloo Public Library
West Des Moines Library
Des West Moines Public Library
City of Charles City
Charles City Public Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa Department of Education
State Library of Iowa
City of Clinton
Lyons Public Library
Clinton Public Library
Dows Community Public Library
City of Burlington
Burlington Public Library
Boyden Public Library
City of Johnston
Johnston Public Library
City of Muscatine
Musser Public Library
Coralville Public Library
City of Altoona
Altoona Public Library
Cedar Falls, City of (inc)
Cedar Falls Public Library
Ericson Public Library
Marion Public Library
Marion Carnegie Library
Decorah Public Library
The University of Iowa
Harden Lib For Hlth Sciences
Marshalltown Public Library
Ambrose Saint University Library
Des Moines Public Library Foundation
Forest Avenue Branch Library
City of Clear Lake
Clear Lake Public Library
Lake Clear Public Library Foundation
Des Moines Public Library Foundation
DES MOINES PUBLIC LIBRARY
Kanawha County Public Library
Dubuque, The City of (inc)
City of Dubuque Public Library
City of Pella
Pella Public Library
Preus Library
Cornell College
Cole Library
City of Spencer
Spencer Public Library
City of Oskaloosa
Oskaloosa Public Library
City of Waverly
Waverly Public Library
Kendall Young Library
Fort Dodge Public Library
Public Library
Drake University
Law Library
City of Washington
Washington Public Library
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