Clerical Library Assistants in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with close to three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $35K per year on average but can range from $18K to $47K per year. The vast majority of Clerical Library Assistants (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and more than half earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$27,148 - $48,784
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MEDIAN: $34,537
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,148 - $48,784  
   
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$17,589 - $46,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$13.05  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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$17,589 - $46,978  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Library Assistant, Clerical

  • Locate library materials for loan and replace material in shelving area, stacks, or files according to identification number and title.
  • Process new materials including books, audiovisual materials, and computer software.
  • Compile records, sort and shelve books, and issue and receive library materials such as pictures, cards, slides and microfilm.

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Experience Affects Library Assistant, Clerical Salaries

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National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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