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Highest Paying States for Library Technicians

The highest paying states for library technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of library technicians in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $49,510, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for library technicians. It is followed by Massachusetts (average annual salary $43,450). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of library technicians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Library Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$49,510
$36,050 550
2 Massachusetts
$43,450
$24,610 3,290
3 California
$43,020
$28,620 10,190
4 Connecticut
$42,570
$25,440 1,650
5 Alaska
$42,170
$25,100 260
6 Hawaii
$41,970
$31,280 200
7 Minnesota
$41,680
$20,160 1,340
8 Washington
$41,270
$24,430 2,870
9 Delaware
$39,660
$25,690 260
10 Rhode Island
$39,620
$25,500 320
11 Maryland
$38,820
$22,200 1,880
12 New Jersey
$38,540
$22,360 2,820
13 Oregon
$36,280
$25,550 1,800
14 New Hampshire
$35,120
$25,620 630
15 Florida
$33,860
$24,630 2,410
16 Colorado
$33,080
$21,530 2,460
17 Illinois
$32,960
$19,850 6,480
18 Virginia
$32,850
$21,260 2,290
19 Maine
$32,630
$21,630 870
20 Arizona
$32,390
$22,330 1,430
21 Wyoming
$32,090
$20,500 440
22 New Mexico
$31,720
$19,230 640
23 Guam
$31,470
$25,030 30
24 North Carolina
$31,280
$20,900 2,850
25 Louisiana
$30,470
$17,660 2,070
26 Pennsylvania
$30,410
$18,200 2,740
27 Missouri
$30,370
$20,940 2,390
28 Vermont
$30,090
$22,400 550
29 Ohio
$29,960
$19,230 4,000
30 North Dakota
$29,720
$20,120 160
31 New York
$29,560
$19,070 7,390
32 Kentucky
$29,500
$19,070 1,010
33 Michigan
$29,320
$20,160 3,560
34 Nebraska
$28,540
$19,530 680
35 Texas
$28,510
$19,020 3,740
36 Georgia
$27,740
$17,240 1,630
37 South Carolina
$27,650
$19,800 1,400
38 Alabama
$27,590
$19,570 830
39 Kansas
$26,990
$17,470 920
40 Nevada
$26,910
$20,750 450
41 Iowa
$26,890
$17,720 1,300
42 Utah
$26,820
$19,090 560
43 Wisconsin
$26,670
$17,650 2,520
44 Montana
$26,490
$18,470 380
45 Tennessee
$26,260
$17,240 1,340
46 West Virginia
$25,580
$18,900 320
47 Arkansas
$24,550
$17,930 400
48 Indiana
$24,170
$17,080 1,980
49 Idaho
$23,940
$16,760 580
50 South Dakota
$23,760
$19,380 650
51 Oklahoma
$23,670
$16,890 1,120
52 Puerto Rico
$22,950
$16,510 470
53 Mississippi
$22,590
$16,800 800
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