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What is the average annual salary for Chief Medical Librarian (MLS)?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) in the United States is $73,006 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) in the United States are expected to make less than $73,006.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $73,006
  • 10%$49,480
  • 25%$60,692
  • 75%$84,620
  • 90%$95,195

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Job Description for Chief Medical Librarian (MLS)

Supervises, maintains, and enhances policies and procedures for a medical library. Oversees professional and support staff involved in cataloging, indexing, issuing books/materials, and keeping records of items on loan. Selects books and publications for purchase and subscribes to pertinent periodicals as allowed for by the given budget. Responds to more complex requests from faculty, medical staff, students etc. Requires master's of library and information science from an ALA-accredited school with at least 7 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a director. View Chief Medical Librarian (MLS) job description

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Categories:  Library Services, Healthcare -- Administrative

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

Similar Job Titles:  Medical Librarian (MLS), Librarian, Medical Librarian Assistant, Chief Medical Officer, Librarian Assistant, Chief Medical Technologist, Technical Librarian I, Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer

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