Alabama Librarians: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Librarians in Alabama

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Fast Facts for Librarians in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Auburn, Anniston and Florence
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Huntsville, Birmingham and Tuscaloosa
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham, Mobile and Montgomery

Salaries for Librarians in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Huntsville, Auburn and Montgomery

Schools for Librarians in Alabama are listed below.

Selected Librarian Schools in Alabama

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  • Programs: Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences
  • Degrees: Master

One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

  • Programs: Online Master of Management in Library and Information Science - Urban Public Librarianship, Online Master of Management in Library and Information Science - Academic Librarianship, Online Master of Management in Library and Information Science, more...
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More Alabama Librarian Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa Doctorate & First Professional 25,544
University of South Alabama Mobile Doctorate 13,779

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Librarians

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Alabama. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Librarians relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Anniston 50 $55750 1.32
Oxford 50 $55750 1.32
Jacksonville 50 $55750 1.32
Auburn 40 $55420 0.81
Opelika 40 $55420 0.81
Florence 50 $53860 0.99
Muscle Shoals 50 $53860 0.99
Gadsden 50 $47060 1.36
Huntsville 190 $55990 0.91
Daphne 90 $51930 1.42
Fairhope 90 $51930 1.42
Foley 90 $51930 1.42
Decatur 50 $57830 0.94
Dothan 40 $53310 0.75
Birmingham 430 $55630 0.91
Hoover 430 $55630 0.91
Mobile 250 $50140 1.51
Montgomery 200 $53780 1.3
Tuscaloosa 120 $48350 1.3
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