AALL Spectrum

AALL Spectrum / January/February 2018 / Volume 22, Number 3

AALL Spectrum / Published by American Association of Law Libraries

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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018 | AALL SPECTRUM 7 2017 AALL SALARY SURVEY TRENDING The 2017 AALL Biennial Salary Survey & Organizational Characteristics report tracked salary data and spending in law school, law firm/corporate, and government libraries. View the full report at bit.ly/AALL-Salary17, and turn to page 38 for more highlights. TOTAL AVERAGE INFORMATION BUDGET The average total information budget for the 366 libraries that provided their budget information in 2017 was 14% of the average reported in 2015, but not as high as the average reported in 2013. EXTRAPOLATED TOTAL INFORMATION BUDGET The 2017 estimated total information budget for all libraries surveyed increased 4.1%—this after decreasing 12.3% in 2015 when compared to the 2013 budget. WORKPLACE SETTINGS P O S I T I O N S JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018 | AALL SPECTRUM 7 $923M 2013 2015 2017 $1,200 $1,175 $1,150 $1,125 $1,100 $1,075 $1,050 $1,025 $1,000 I N M I L L I O N S The AALL Salary Survey is the only source of comprehensive, comparative salary informa- tion for legal information professionals, with data for 25 positions broken out by character- istics, such as location, education, experience, and number of people supervised. 3 Law School Libraries 3 Law Firm/Corporate Law Libraries 3 Government Law Libraries 33.2 % 14.5 % 52.3 % Annual salary data for 2,902 individuals were provided by the libraries responding, more than half of those included work in law school libraries. ç 25 $1,021,943 $1,164,751 UP FRONT $1,198,780

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