The employment prospects for this occupation are considered fair according to Human Resources Development Canada. In 2001, 56% of all librarians, archivists, conservators and curators in the province were 45 years of age or older. Young professionals will have to be ready to fill the positions left open when many older workers retire.
Librarians are fairly well paid in Saskatchewan. In 2000, the average full-time income in this occupational group was $41,458 per year.
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Saskatchewan Public Service Commission In-Scope Competency Profiles - Librarian
The employment prospects for this occupation are considered limited according to Human Resources Development Canada. Openings for library technicians are expected to be replacement positions left open by retirement, leave or other turnover in the provincial labour market. According to Human Resources Development Canada in 2001, nearly 45% of all technicians, assistants and related workers in libraries, archives, museums and galleries were at least 45 years of age. In 2000, the average full-time income in these fields of work was $25,990 per year.
Contact the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation (306-373-1660 or http://www.stf.sk.ca/) for information on salaries and job market prospects for teacher-librarians in Saskatchewan.
Most Saskatchewan library jobs are posted on the The Partnership's job board web site at: http://www.libraryjobs.ca/
Additional job market information is available at SaskNetWork: http://www.sasknetwork.gov.sk.ca/
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