Library Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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.

Average Annual Salary of Library Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,240
25th Percentile Wage
$28,450
50th Percentile Wage
$36,840
75th Percentile Wage
$46,660
90th Percentile Wage
$56,930

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 $56,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid library technicians is $22,240.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,840
3.58% 14.33%
2016
$35,520
3.46% -
2015
$34,290
2.95% -
2014
$33,280
2.64% -
2013
$32,400
2.59% -
2012
$31,560
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Compare Library Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of library technicians in 23 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $43,400. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $29,800). For detailed library technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$43,400
Other Schools and Instruction
$42,420
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$41,450
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$40,570
Educational Services - Privately owned
$39,950
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$39,560
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$38,590
Educational Services - State government owned
$38,300
Educational Support Services
$38,260
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$37,630
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$37,330
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$37,250
Educational Services
$36,840
Junior colleges - State government owned
$36,720
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$35,840
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$35,100
Educational Services - Local government owned
$35,020
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$35,000
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$35,000
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$34,560
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$34,540
Technical and Trade Schools
$31,290
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$29,800

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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