Infographic: Future of Library and Information Science Jobs

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

What do job prospects look like in library and information science over the next ten years? When information and entertainment is easily accessible online, what do patrons expect from their libraries?

As part of its Library and Information Science resources, the University of Southern California created an infographic on the outlook of libraries and information science careers in the United States.

Their research found that this female-dominated sector will see the most job growth in information security analysis (37% growth through 2022), but that information systems analysts get paid the most on average ($120,950 per year).

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About the Author

Hannah Johnson


Hannah Johnson is the publisher of international book industry magazine Publishing Perspectives, which provides daily information and news about book markets around the world. In addition to building partnerships with international cultural and trade organizations, she works with the Frankfurt Book Fair to organize and support a number of its overseas initiatives. Hannah has also worked as the managing editor for an online media company, The Hooch Life, focused on craft distillers and cocktail experts. Prior to that, she worked as a project manager for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s New York office, managing various business and marketing activities.