The salary statistics of library technicians in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare library technician salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $55,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid library technicians is $21,260.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of library technicians in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of library technicians in 21 industries in the educational services 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 schools and instruction industry with an annual salary $42,420. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools industry (annual salary $32,180). For detailed library technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Other Schools and Instruction|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned|| |
|Educational Services - Privately owned|| |
|Educational Support Services - Local government owned|| |
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned|| |
|Educational Services - State government owned|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned|| |
|Other schools and instruction - Privately owned|| |
|Junior colleges - Privately owned|| |
|Junior colleges - Local government owned|| |
|Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)|| |
|Junior colleges - State government owned|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Educational Support Services|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned|| |
|Educational Services - Local government owned|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned|| |
|Technical and Trade Schools|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .