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.

$23,220 - $49,756
$23K
$33K
$50K
MEDIAN: $33,379
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$9.68 - $20.65
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$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,220 - $49,756  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,918 - $45,226  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.68 - $20.65  
   
Overtime
$15.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$20,918 - $45,226  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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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

  • Check materials in and out of the circulation process.
  • Compile records; sort and shelve books; remove or repair damaged books.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Library Technician

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,324

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Key Stats for Library Technician

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Library Technician Salaries

▲22%

National Average
$31,000

▼1%

▼2%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Library Technician Salaries

Acquisitions
▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$31,000


Inter-library Loan
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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