Library Science

Library science is an interdisciplinary science incorporating the humanities, law and applied science to study topics related to libraries, the collection, organization, preservation and dissemination of information resources, and the political economy of information. Historically, library science has also included archival science.

Academic courses in library science typically include Collection management, Information Systems and Technology, Cataloging and classification, Preservation, Reference, Statistics and Management. Library science is constantly evolving, incorporating new topics like Database Management, Information Architecture and Knowledge Management, for example.


Wage: $61,190
10 Year Growth Rate: 9.0%
Education Requirements:
Master's degree
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians
Wage: $50,120
10 Year Growth Rate: 19.0%
Education Requirements:

Library Technicians and Library Assistants
Wage: $34,050
10 Year Growth Rate: 0.0%
Education Requirements: