The average hourly pay for a Library Assistant is C$21.84.
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Job Description for Library Assistant
Library assistants participate in all aspects of library circulation and patron service duties. Their primary responsibility is to ensure all patron needs are met. This includes assisting patrons in general library services such as signing up for library cards, using the library catalog, and navigating the library’s various areas. They answer basic circulation and reference questions and assist patrons in finding materials they are searching for, as well as direct patrons to reference librari…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Library Assistant
An entry-level Library Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$18.35 based on 23 salaries. An early career Library Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.52 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Library Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$22.50 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Library Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$24.83 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$28.
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Employees with Library Assistant in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 28.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (19.0% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (3.9% less).
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