The average hourly pay for a Library Technician is $14.65.
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$21,450 - $46,000
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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. Library technicians also have the duty of checking books in and out of the library. It will normally be the library technician’s job to inform people of when they need to bring reading materials back to the li…Read more
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Popular Skills for Library Technician
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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.
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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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