Average Library Clerk Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Library Clerk is $11.29.
MEDIAN $11.29
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $17
$51 - $500
Total Pay
$17,375 - $35,911

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Job Description for Library Clerk

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Library Clerk
Library Assistant
Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Library Clerk

Skills in Organizing, Computer Service, Microsoft Office and Cataloging are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Library Clerk

An entry-level Library Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.43 based on 19 salaries. An early career Library Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.91 based on 123 salaries. A mid-career Library Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.92 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Library Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.98 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Library Clerk in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 29.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (12.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (11.4% less).

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