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Placements & Salaries 2008: Library Jobs and Pay Both Up

Posted by Editor on November 5, 2008

From LJ Online:

ljwebsalary4Where the Library Jobs Are-Public and academic libraries hire the most librarians but “other” agencies are on the rise

Stephanie Maatta — Library Journal, 10/10/2008 1:18:00 PM

In light of the LS vs. IS debate, a few unexpected trends among the individual schools’ placements emerged along with several predictable ones. Graduates of University of Washington, an I-school, for example, reported 42.9% of their placements in public libraries when one might anticipate there would be higher placements in other types of agencies among I-school graduates. Despite high placements in libraries with traditionally lower salary ranges, Washington grads maintained one the highest average salaries among all of the programs….

See the entire article at:  http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6602490.html&cache=FALSE and http://www.libraryjournal.com/info/CA6602855.html

Many thanks to Ed Van Winkle for pointing me to this article!

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