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Participates in the maintenance of a medical library containing medical books, reports, journals and bibliographic aids for use by physicians and other staff members.

Median Annual Salary:

$61,300

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Job Description

Medical librarians are specialized in using databases and reference materials to conduct research for medical information. They can work in medical school libraries, corporations, non-profit organizations or government agencies. Medical librarians commonly have training in the sciences, health or medicine

Patient Contact

Low

Employment Outlook

Employment of librarians is projected to grow 6 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Communities are increasingly turning to libraries for a variety of services and activities. Therefore, there will be a need for librarians to manage libraries and help patrons find information.

Education

Masters – 5+ Years