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Library Technician Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for library technicians in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of library technicians among California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Library Technicians in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,080
25th Percentile Wage
$36,080
50th Percentile Wage
$43,890
75th Percentile Wage
$51,690
90th Percentile Wage
$61,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of library technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,890
1.98% 7.45%
2016
$43,020
2.67% -
2015
$41,870
-0.14% -
2014
$41,930
2.50% -
2013
$40,880
0.64% -
2012
$40,620
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Library Technicians in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of California ranges from $23,320 to $59,720. The highest paying area for library technicians in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $59,720. The second highest paying city/area in California State is San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont (mean annual salary $55,600). The lowest paying area is Redding with a median annual salary of $23,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$59,720
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$55,600
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$53,690
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$53,330
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$52,720
Napa
$52,400
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$44,460
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$44,310
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$43,760
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$43,610
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$43,500
Yuba City
$43,410
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$42,170
El Centro
$42,080
Vallejo-Fairfield
$42,010
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$41,560
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$41,170
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$41,120
Hanford-Corcoran
$40,900
Modesto
$40,680
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$40,610
Chico
$40,490
Madera-Chowchilla
$39,860
Bakersfield-Delano
$39,140
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$38,850
Visalia-Porterville
$38,080
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$38,050
Salinas
$38,000
Merced
$36,530
Stockton
$36,150
Fresno
$35,850
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$34,410
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$31,090
Redding
$23,320




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