The average rate for a Library Technical Assistant is $14.55 per hour.

$21,895 - $49,096
(Median)
$22K
$28K
$49K
MEDIAN: $28,497
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$11.44 - $20.20
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,895 - $49,096  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,647 - $44,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.44 - $20.20  
   
Overtime
$19.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$23,647 - $44,671  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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

  • 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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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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Experience Affects Library Technical Assistant Salaries

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$29,000

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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