Average Library Technician Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Library Technician is $14.65.
MEDIAN $14.65
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $21
$98 - $3,611
Total Pay
$21,450 - $46,000

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Job Description for Library Technician

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Career Paths

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Library Technician
Library Assistant
Library Associate
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Library Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Library Technician

An entry-level Library Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.38 based on 11 salaries. An early career Library Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.50 based on 122 salaries. A mid-career Library Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.45 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Library Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.87 based on 104 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 Technician in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 45.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (29.1% less).

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