A Library Associate earns an average wage of $15.22 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$24,427 - $43,928
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MEDIAN: $33,052
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$9.96 - $20.68
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MEDIAN: $15.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,427 - $43,928  
   
Bonus
$2,080  
Total Pay (?
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$22,415 - $43,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $20.68  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$2,080  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,415 - $43,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Library Associate

  • Check in/out library materials, identifying and collecting fees for overdue materials.
  • Sort and shelve library materials.
  • Input data in online library systems, perform searches in library database, and generate reports on borrowing statistics.
  • Conduct initial screening for user problems referring to higher level associates for unique/complex needs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Library Associate

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Library Associate

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
048
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Library Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Library Associate Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$33,000

Reference Services
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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