May 27, 2022

Infographic: Total Salaries and Wages, Total Expenditures Academic Libraries, 2012

Here’s another new infographic from the team at Data-Planet.

Total salaries and wages, total expenditures, U.S. Academic Libraries, 2012. The data comes from the National Center for Education Statistics.


Total Expenditures: $6,999, 643,340

Total Salaries and Wages: $2,945,979,632

View and download the Complete Data-Planet “Data Sheet” and infographic here.

See Also: Infographic: Total Staff Expenditures and Total Operating Expenditures of U.S. Public Libraries, 2011

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.