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
$21,260
25th Percentile Wage
$27,350
50th Percentile Wage
$35,520
75th Percentile Wage
$45,690
90th Percentile Wage
$55,930

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 $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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,5203.46%11.15%
201534,2902.95%-
201433,2802.64%-
201332,4002.59%-
201231,560--

Compare Library Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

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
$42,420
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$40,440
Educational Services - Privately owned
$39,430
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$39,180
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$38,860
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$37,790
Educational Services - State government owned
$37,580
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$37,530
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$37,330
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$37,200
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$37,000
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$36,820
Junior colleges - State government owned
$36,470
Educational Services
$35,520
Educational Support Services
$35,030
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$34,650
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$34,070
Educational Services - Local government owned
$33,010
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$32,580
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$32,490
Technical and Trade Schools
$32,180

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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