Salary for Clerical Library Assistants

Also known as:  Book Sorter, Braille and Talking Books Clerk, Circulation Clerk, Film Library Clerk, Library Aide, Library Assistant, Library Circulation Clerk, Library Clerk, Medical Library Assistant, Microfilm Clerk helps management and administration professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Library Assistants, Clerical, work inside of a library providing assistance to patrons. A high school diploma is needed to work as a Library Assistant, and average salaries are typically commensurate with experience. Assistants provide a wide variety of services within the library, all of which help the day to day functioning of the facility. An assistant may help an individual attain a new library card, assist in finding a particular title, arrange books on the shelves, and collect books and periodicals being returned. Additionally a library assistant will work to restore books that have been damaged upon return.

A Clerical Library Assistant can earn salaries on a scale from 16000 - 24000 depending on the level of seniority. Library Assistants, Clerical can get salaries of Twenty Five Thousand Eight Hundred dollars yearly.

Library Assistants, Clerical can receive the best compensation in Massachusetts, where they can receive normal pay levels of just about $30410. Professionals that work in these jobs can obtain the highest salaries in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they get salary pay of $33300.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 16.96 percent nationwide in that time.
Clerical Library Assistants tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $33,300
Health Care and Social Assistance $30,120
Finance and Insurance $29,380
Management of Companies and Enterprises $28,900
Educational Services $26,960
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $26,810
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Information $21,960
Public Administration $24,260
Other Services (except Public Administration) $25,440
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $26,620
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $26,810
Educational Services $26,960