Library Paraprofessional Salary

Library Paraprofessionals in the United States can expect to earn an average of $14.51 per hour. The vast majority (89 percent) of Library Paraprofessionals who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, around one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$14,804 - $40,476
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$26K
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MEDIAN: $25,946
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$10.30 - $17.82
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,804 - $40,476  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,507 - $39,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $17.82  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
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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$18,507 - $39,484  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Library Paraprofessional

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Library Paraprofessional

Pay by Experience for a Library Paraprofessional has a positive trend. An entry-level Library Paraprofessional with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Library Paraprofessional with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Library Paraprofessional which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 12 salaries. A Library Paraprofessional with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Library Paraprofessional

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Library Paraprofessional Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 21%