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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 $48,940, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for library technicians. It is followed by Massachusetts (average annual salary $44,750). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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
$48,940
$36,980 640
2 Massachusetts
$44,750
$25,670 3,190
3 Connecticut
$44,700
$25,640 1,490
4 Washington
$44,100
$32,170 1,970
5 California
$43,890
$30,080 10,390
6 Alaska
$43,750
$26,860 260
7 Minnesota
$42,620
$22,040 1,180
8 Hawaii
$41,310
$29,170 180
9 Delaware
$40,380
$25,940 250
10 Maryland
$38,660
$22,270 1,860
11 Rhode Island
$37,480
$24,360 210
12 Oregon
$37,250
$26,330 1,850
13 New Jersey
$36,480
$20,170 2,520
14 New Hampshire
$36,440
$26,120 680
15 Maine
$34,620
$25,130 770
16 Vermont
$33,800
$25,330 290
17 Florida
$33,790
$23,340 2,600
18 Illinois
$33,700
$20,700 5,720
19 Colorado
$33,440
$22,280 2,540
20 North Carolina
$33,420
$20,950 2,870
21 Virginia
$33,070
$21,360 2,350
22 Pennsylvania
$32,630
$19,180 2,290
23 Missouri
$32,320
$25,090 2,150
24 Arizona
$32,190
$21,620 1,260
25 Georgia
$31,600
$18,410 1,400
26 New Mexico
$31,570
$18,160 610
27 Wyoming
$31,520
$20,660 390
28 Guam
$31,470
$25,030 30
29 Alabama
$30,790
$20,980 670
30 Kansas
$30,340
$17,640 730
31 Texas
$30,270
$20,400 3,410
32 Nebraska
$30,060
$20,100 580
33 Ohio
$29,760
$19,430 4,690
34 Louisiana
$29,350
$17,690 1,890
35 Michigan
$29,230
$19,730 3,580
36 North Dakota
$28,970
$18,470 190
37 Kentucky
$28,810
$17,890 910
38 New York
$28,690
$20,190 8,010
39 South Carolina
$28,310
$20,130 1,390
40 Montana
$27,720
$18,910 420
41 Nevada
$27,630
$21,170 460
42 West Virginia
$26,790
$19,490 190
43 Utah
$26,100
$18,540 500
44 Iowa
$26,070
$17,460 1,340
45 Tennessee
$25,970
$17,290 1,240
46 Wisconsin
$25,630
$17,570 2,940
47 Indiana
$25,400
$17,360 1,760
48 Idaho
$25,260
$17,170 520
49 Oklahoma
$25,220
$17,360 1,050
50 Arkansas
$24,560
$18,620 370
51 Mississippi
$23,850
$17,050 600
52 South Dakota
$23,700
$19,640 670
53 Puerto Rico
$22,940
$16,450 480
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