Library Paraprofessional Salary (United States)

A Library Paraprofessional earns an average wage of $14.37 per hour.
Library Paraprofessional Total Pay (?
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$16,000 - $49,139
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49K
MEDIAN: $29,117
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Library Paraprofessional Total Pay (?
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$10.18 - $19.40
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$16,000 - $49,139  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $255.32  
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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$19,022 - $40,961  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$10.18 - $19.40  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $255.32  
   
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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$19,022 - $40,961  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Job Description for Library Paraprofessional
  • 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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Library Paraprofessional Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%
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Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 24%
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