Salary 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

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The role of library technicians is to support the work of librarians by assisting patrons with basic questions and searches, compiling records, sort and re-shelving materials, removing and repairing damaged items, registering new patrons, and checking books in and out. These individuals may also train or assist in the training of other library staff and volunteers.

A Library Technician earns a pay level between $23,110 - $61,650 based on seniority levels. will normally get an average salary of thirty-nine thousand six hundred and thirty dollars on a yearly basis.

can expect the most salary in District of Columbia, where they receive an average job salary of just about $55,020. People working these jobs can make the highest salaries in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they receive average wages of $62,560.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 80.24 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Library Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
$62,560
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,060
Health Care and Social Assistance
$42,100
Educational Services
$40,260
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$40,020
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$39,380

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Information
$36,520
Public Administration
$36,530
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$39,380
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$40,020
Educational Services
$40,260
Health Care and Social Assistance
$42,100