Library Assistant, Clerical Salary

Clerical Library Assistants in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — close to three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $17K to $48K per year, median earnings come to $34K annually. The vast majority (83 percent) of Clerical Library Assistants who took the survey are female. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Clerical Library Assistants — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$22,300 - $48,980
$22K
$34K
$49K
MEDIAN: $34,422
10%
50%
90%

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$11.79 - $19.26
$15
MEDIAN: $14.65
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,300 - $48,980  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,346 - $47,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$14.65  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$17,346 - $47,667  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for Library Assistant, Clerical

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

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Key Stats for Library Assistant, Clerical

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Library Assistant, Clerical Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Mid-Career
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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