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Library Technician Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Library Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,080
25th Percentile Wage
$25,510
50th Percentile Wage
$33,360
75th Percentile Wage
$41,970
90th Percentile Wage
$52,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $52,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid library technicians is $20,080.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$33,360
-6.47% 5.37%
2016
$35,520
1.58% -
2015
$34,960
-0.86% -
2014
$35,260
5.96% -
2013
$33,160
4.79% -
2012
$31,570
- -

Compare Library Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of library technicians in two industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. For detailed library technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$33,930
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$33,930

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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