Library Technician Salary

library-technician-salary-chart.jpgA library technician or library assistant is a skilled library professional who is trained to perform routine library functions. Library technician assists librarian in acquiring, preparing and organizing information. Their job involves helping readers in using library databases, catalogs and indexes in order to locate books or other media.

Library Technician Salary

Salary of library technician in United States varies from one state to another. The mean annual salary of a library technician is $32,320, which is about an average hourly wage of $15.54. The income varies from one mechanic to another based on the level of skills, education and experience. The top 10 percent of library technicians make $48,520, which translates into an hourly wage of $23.33, whereas, the lowest 10 percent make $18,430 per year.

Job Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the growth rate in employment opportunities for library technicians is 12% from 2012 to 2022, which is about average.

Library Technician Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $17,520 $25,560 $42,250 $27,650
Alaska $29,010 $40,880 $55,630 $41,370
Arizona $20,770 $30,540 $45,060 $31,660
Arkansas $16,970 $23,510 $34,960 $24,720
California $27,500 $40,620 $59,000 $41,840
Colorado $19,310 $30,270 $45,190 $31,250
Connecticut $20,700 $35,340 $58,720 $37,820
Delaware $21,510 $36,300 $54,720 $36,890
Florida $22,180 $31,550 $46,410 $33,040
Georgia $16,910 $25,360 $39,190 $26,660
Hawaii $26,340 $37,100 $48,930 $37,940
Idaho $16,880 $22,460 $35,450 $24,130
Illinois $18,830 $28,890 $47,070 $30,950
Indiana $16,930 $23,950 $35,790 $25,010
Iowa $16,900 $23,980 $39,350 $26,340
Kansas $17,150 $24,650 $38,280 $26,270
Kentucky $17,820 $25,620 $37,280 $26,620
Louisiana $18,750 $29,310 $51,520 $31,810
Maine $20,790 $30,200 $39,180 $30,350
Maryland $19,070 $38,460 $59,480 $39,940
Massachusetts $21,890 $37,450 $55,840 $38,120
Michigan $19,360 $29,790 $46,330 $31,540
Minnesota $23,230 $36,220 $48,500 $36,350
Mississippi $16,110 $19,270 $32,310 $21,670
Missouri $17,150 $26,900 $37,310 $26,850
Montana $18,710 $24,450 $36,380 $26,210
Nebraska $17,800 $27,330 $39,080 $27,850
Nevada $25,640 $39,220 $54,190 $39,290
New Hampshire $22,670 $31,910 $44,380 $32,480
New Jersey $25,320 $36,070 $55,240 $37,790
New Mexico $18,190 $29,090 $42,690 $29,890
New York $16,790 $29,190 $52,120 $31,460
North Carolina $21,460 $30,750 $44,970 $32,200
North Dakota $16,830 $22,860 $37,500 $25,380
Ohio $18,460 $29,300 $46,660 $30,960
Oklahoma $16,520 $22,360 $37,310 $24,340
Oregon $24,330 $34,040 $46,360 $34,630
Pennsylvania $17,170 $27,430 $43,330 $28,610
Rhode Island $21,010 $37,490 $55,130 $37,300
South Carolina $17,240 $25,940 $37,970 $26,770
South Dakota $17,930 $22,970 $31,300 $24,170
Tennessee $16,590 $23,370 $41,670 $26,510
Texas $17,350 $26,900 $39,120 $27,670
Utah $20,300 $29,020 $46,170 $31,010
Vermont $21,720 $28,430 $44,370 $31,010
Virginia $20,340 $30,590 $47,320 $32,340
Washington $27,460 $40,230 $51,330 $39,670
West Virginia $16,730 $24,560 $39,370 $26,200
Wisconsin $17,670 $28,510 $42,910 $29,260
Wyoming $20,850 $29,580 $47,850 $31,710