Library Technician Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of library technicians in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare library technician salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Library Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,250
25th Percentile Wage
$22,970
50th Percentile Wage
$31,050
75th Percentile Wage
$41,400
90th Percentile Wage
$49,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) library technicians is $49,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid library technicians is $20,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,050
-2.19% 6.34%
2016
$31,730
7.37% -
2015
$29,390
0.85% -
2014
$29,140
-0.96% -
2013
$29,420
1.16% -
2012
$29,080
- -

Compare Library Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of library technicians in six industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for library technician occupations is the other information services industry with an annual salary $31,050. The lowest paying industry is the data processing, hosting, and related services industry (annual salary $29,260). For detailed library technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$31,050
Other Information Services
$31,050
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$30,980
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$30,980
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$29,260
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$29,260

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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