A Library Technician earns an average salary of AU$50,894 per year. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

AU$31,194 - AU$67,273
AU$31K
AU$51K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$51,155
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50%
90%
AU$21.68 - AU$32.59
AU$22
AU$26
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$26.47
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90%
AU$0AU$67K
Salary AU$31,194 - AU$67,273
Total Pay (?
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AU$38,031 - AU$67,392
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data AU$0AU$61
Hourly Rate AU$21.68 - AU$32.59
Overtime AU$62.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$67K
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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AU$38,031 - AU$67,392
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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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Pay by Experience Level for Library Technician

Pay by Experience for a Library Technician has a negative trend. An entry-level Library Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 52 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 AU$52,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Library Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 28 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 AU$50,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,909

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Library Technician

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Library Technician Salaries

▲1%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼1%

▼1%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Library Technician Salaries

Cataloguing
▼0%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 96%