Clerical Library Assistants in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $34K per year on average but can range from $17K to $47K per year. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Clerical Library Assistants — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Female Clerical Library Assistants far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,300 - $48,980
$22K
$34K
$49K
MEDIAN: $34,422
10%
50%
90%

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$10.00 - $19.00
$13
MEDIAN: $13.05
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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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$17,458 - $47,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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$17,458 - $47,344  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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.
057
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Library Assistant, Clerical Salaries

Experienced
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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
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
57%
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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