Demographic information on Librarians in the US. The average age of male Librarians in the workforce is 43.4 and of female Librarians is 48.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Librarians is White.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Librarians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Librarians need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Librarians need more than the average amount of Management of Material Resources, Management of Financial Resources, and Operations Analysis.
Projections on wages and job growth for Librarians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Librarians are expected to see a growth of 8.9% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.