Information About Library Technicians

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Training

Library technicians need postsecondary vocational award.

Degrees for Library technicians
Training for Library Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 4.3
High School 33.7
Some College 19.1
Associates Degree 8.8
Bachelors Degree 22.9
Masters Degree 10.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.9

Employment

Represents about 120,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 10,000 more library technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 64,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, library technicians make $15.42 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Library technicians $8.81 $11.10 $14.60 $18.70 $23.00
Education, training, and library occupations $9.99 $14.70 $22.10 $30.60 $41.10
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, library technicians make $32,070 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Library technicians $18,320 $23,080 $30,430 $38,940 $47,890
Education, training, and library occupations $20,780 $30,630 $46,060 $63,740 $85,510
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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