Career Outlook for Library Technicians

Also known as:  Cataloging Library Technical Assistant, Library Acquisitions Technician, Library Cataloging Technician, Library Circulation Technician, Library Technical Assistant, Serials or Bindery Library Technical Assistant
The overall job outlook for Library Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 3.77 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.63 percent per year. Demand for Library Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 21,960 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.51 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Library Technicians in the following states
California 11,540
New York 7,630
Illinois 6,560
Ohio 5,460
Texas 4,630
New Jersey 4,590
Pennsylvania 4,430
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Library Technicians
Guam 60
Alaska 180
North Dakota 220
Hawaii 240
Delaware 260
Montana 290
West Virginia 330