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Library Technician Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Library Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,490
25th Percentile Wage
$30,840
50th Percentile Wage
$38,570
75th Percentile Wage
$47,700
90th Percentile Wage
$57,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $57,460. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid library technicians is $26,490.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,570-1.30%6.04%
201539,0702.18%-
201438,2201.02%-
201337,8304.20%-
201236,240--

Compare Library Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of library technicians in nine industries in the health care and social assistance 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 ambulatory health care services industry with an annual salary $44,770. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $29,220). For detailed library technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$44,770
Offices of Physicians
$44,770
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$37,770
Hospitals - Privately owned
$37,770
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$37,530
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$37,480
Hospitals - State government owned
$35,360
Individual and Family Services
$29,970
Social Assistance
$29,220

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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