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Medical Librarians

Overview

Medical librarians, also called medical information specialists, help doctors, patients, and other medical personnel find health information and select materials best suited to their needs. These specialized librarians work in hospitals, medical schools, corporations, and university medical centers. There are approximately 136,510 librarians employed in the United States; a small percentage are medical librarians.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Master's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Organized

Realistic

Career Ladder
Head Medical Librarian

Experienced Medical Librarian

Entry-Level Medical Librarian