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Fast Facts for Librarians in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Merced, Yuba City and Vallejo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Visalia, Bakersfield and Stockton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Oakland and San Diego

Salaries for Librarians in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chico, San Francisco and San Jose

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More California Librarian Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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Highest Award
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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Librarians

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 150 N/A
Fresno 140 $61,910
Chico 40 $48,800
Oxnard 180 $65,310
Thousand Oaks 180 $65,310
Ventura 180 $65,310
Riverside 590 $53,990
San Bernardino 590 $53,990
Ontario 590 $53,990
Sacramento 550 $70,650
Roseville 550 $70,650
Arden 550 $70,650
Arcade 550 $70,650
Salinas 110 $58,760
San Diego 940 $67,170
Carlsbad 940 $67,170
Los Angeles 3300 $74,560
Long Beach 3300 $74,560
Anaheim 3300 $74,560
Merced 50 $52,140
Modesto 60 $59,790
Napa 30 $74,740
Santa Cruz 60 $67,210
Watsonville 60 $67,210
Santa Maria 80 $62,080
Santa Barbara 80 $62,080
Santa Rosa 140 $69,670
San Francisco 1860 $75,600
Oakland 1860 $75,600
Hayward 1860 $75,600
Stockton 50 $44,410
Lodi 50 $44,410
San Jose 710 $80,770
Sunnyvale 710 $80,770
Santa Clara 710 $80,770
Vallejo N/A $51,520
Fairfield N/A $51,520
Visalia 50 $49,060
Porterville 50 $49,060
San Luis Obispo 60 $65,940
Paso Robles 60 $65,940
Arroyo Grande 60 $65,940

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