The average pay for an Entry-Level Library Technician is C$20.60 per hour.

C$24,161 - C$46,719
C$24K
C$37K
C$47K
MEDIAN: C$36,525
10%
50%
90%
C$15.24 - C$26.80
C$15
C$21
C$27
MEDIAN: C$20.66
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$53K
Salary C$24,161 - C$46,719
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$30,216 - C$53,592
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data C$0C$26
Hourly Rate C$15.24 - C$26.80
Overtime C$16.87
Annual Data C$0C$53K
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$30,216 - C$53,592
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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

Library Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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.

Key Stats for Library Technician

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Library Technician Salaries

Cataloging
▲11%

Reference Services
▲9%

National Average
C$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 32%