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Average Library Assistant Hourly Pay

$13.67
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$524
Bonus
$1,100
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The average hourly pay for a Library Assistant is $13.67.
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$9.48
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$13.67
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$19.54
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$9 - $20
Bonus
$50 - $2,447
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$0 - $1,100
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$20,075 - $42,085
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What Do Library Assistants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Library Assistant

3.8 out of 5
(205)
Highly Satisfied
25Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Library Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Library Assistant are from the companies Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.Reported salaries are highest at Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County where the average pay is $14.43. Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County pays the lowest at around $14.43.

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What Are Popular Skills for Library Assistants?

Skills in Reference Services and Inter-library Loan are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cataloging, Microsoft Office and Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Library Assistants?

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 $11.79 based on 67 salaries. An early career Library Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.61 based on 438 salaries. A mid-career Library Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.06 based on 187 salaries. An experienced Library Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.39 based on 173 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Library Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 68.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (46.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (34.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (8.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 962 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.0%
Early Career
45.5%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
18.0%
Late Career
10.1%