Placements & Salaries 2019

The LIS job market continues to rebound

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Expect positive salary trends, gender-based pay parity, more tech-services jobs in libraries

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Where grads are working, and a first look at how soft skills impact LIS learning

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How did LIS students and grads conduct their job searches?

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Full-time grad earnings are up, led by private sector and special collections jobs

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Where are the high and low paying jobs and how do regional salaries differ?

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What education and experience are grads bringing to second careers?

Additional Resources

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LJ's survey provides a snapshot of graduates' job-seeking experiences at 41 ALA-accredited institutions and identifies comparative trends from previous years.

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Many recent graduates earning their MLS (or equivalent) have learned new competencies that are increasingly in demand.

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