C$43,715
Avg. Salary
C$22.18
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Library Technician is C$22.18 per hour.

The average pay for a Library Technician is C$43,715 per year.

$17
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$22
50%
$28
90%
MEDIAN $22
$30k
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$44k
50%
$60k
90%
MEDIAN $43,715
C$30,332 - C$59,870
C$30K
C$44K
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MEDIAN: C$43,715
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C$16.81 - C$28.14
C$17
C$22
C$28
MEDIAN: C$22.18
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$30,332 - C$59,870
Bonus C$1,000
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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C$32,050 - C$58,913
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data C$0C$28
Hourly Rate C$16.81 - C$28.14
Overtime C$17.00
Annual Data C$0C$58K
Bonus C$1,000
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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C$32,050 - C$58,913
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 107

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.

Library Technician Job Listings

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 C$42,000 based on 45 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 C$41,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Library Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 29 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 C$50,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-2%

National Average: C$45,573

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

Library Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Library Technician?

Library Technician in Ontario:
"Under appreciated."
Pros: Benefits.
Cons: You are compensated by level and not you mailed and quality of your work. Commute.

Library Technician in Toronto:
"Advocating for the library."
The library is not a profit making entity so always be prepared to advocate for the library and defend the services, resources, and employees. If you do not believe what you do is important, no one else will.

Library Technician in Barrie:
"My job."
Pros: Great people great place to work.
Cons: So far to travel to get to work.

Key Stats for Library Technician

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Library Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
C$46,000

▼7%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Library Technician Salaries


National Average
C$46,000

Cataloging
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 15%