Library Paraprofessional Salary (United States)

A Library Paraprofessional earns an average wage of $14.43 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Library Paraprofessional Salary (?
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$15,295 - $49,323
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28,133
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Library Paraprofessional Salary (?
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$10.40 - $20.13
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$15,295 - $49,323  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $103.04  
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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$18,521 - $42,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $20.13  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $103.04  
   
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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$18,521 - $42,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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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Experience Affects Library Paraprofessional Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 22%