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Library & Information Science in Maryland

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Library & Information Science Schools in Maryland

61 Library Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Library & Information Science is the 139th most popular major out of a total 286 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Library & Information Science Majors in Maryland

Library Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 59
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

In Maryland, a library science major is more popular with women than with men.

Library & Information Science Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of library science majors in Maryland is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 8.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.8%
  • White: 67.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 8.2%
Library & Information Science Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Library & Information Science Grads in Maryland

17,900 people in the state and 599,610 in the nation are employed in jobs related to library science.

Library & Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Library & Information Science Jobs in Maryland

In this state, library science grads earn an average of $72,470. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,530.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Maryland that offer library science degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,457. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
5,041 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $41,300 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.84 years.

Library & Information Science Careers in MD

Some of the careers library science majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Librarians 5% $69,900
Archivists 4% $63,020
Managers 2% $119,900

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