Library Technician Salary

A Library Technician earns an average wage of $14.21 per hour. A skill in Acquisitions is associated with high pay for this job.

$22,822 - $48,631
$23K
$33K
$49K
MEDIAN: $33,449
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90%

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$9.67 - $20.52
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$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.27
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$0$48K
Salary $22,822 - $48,631
Bonus $1,285
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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$20,860 - $44,406
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $9.67 - $20.52
Overtime $15.75
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $1,285
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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$20,860 - $44,406
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 94

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Job Description for Library Technician

Library technicians assist librarians in the daily duties of helping people locate the reading materials they seek. In addition, library technicians keep the library neat and tidy, as well as help library visitors understand the indexing and filing system of books and research materials.

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Library Technician Tasks

  • Assist librarians by helping readers in the use of library catalogs, databases and indexes to locate books and other materials; and by answering questions that require only brief consultation of standard reference.
  • Replace materials in shelving area or files.
  • Check materials in and out of the circulation process.
  • Compile records; sort and shelve books; remove or repair damaged books.

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Popular Skills for Library Technician

Pay by Experience Level for Library Technician

Pay by Experience for a Library Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Library Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Library Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Library Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 46 salaries. A Library Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,427

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Key Stats for Library Technician

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Library Technician Salaries

▲21%

National Average
$31,000

▼1%

▼3%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Library Technician Salaries

Acquisitions
▲11%

▼0%

National Average
$31,000


Inter-library Loan
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 23%
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