Library Technical Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Library Technical Assistant is $14.62 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$22,060 - $50,335
$22K
$29K
$50K
MEDIAN: $29,499
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$11.61 - $21.00
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MEDIAN: $14.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$22,060 - $50,335  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,943 - $45,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.61 - $21.00  
   
Overtime
$19.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$23,943 - $45,338  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Library Technical Assistant

Library technical assistants have a variety of tasks within libraries, such as unpacking and verifying receipts of books and other incoming materials, putting items where they belong, stamping books with the correct labels to show which library owns them, and placing tags on books. Computer skills are often necessary in this position to catalog books and log their information into a computer so the library may track them and where they belong. These assistants must also be able to label and write bar-codes on AV discs, which must be marked and documented in the same manner as books.

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Library Technical Assistant Tasks

  • 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 Technical Assistant

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

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Key Stats for Library Technical Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Library Technical Assistant Salaries

Entry-Level
▲5%

Late-Career
▲2%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

Experienced
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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