Library Technician Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for library technicians in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of library technicians among Iowa areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Library Technicians in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,460
25th Percentile Wage
$20,240
50th Percentile Wage
$26,070
75th Percentile Wage
$37,580
90th Percentile Wage
$53,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $53,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of library technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$26,070
-3.15% 8.02%
2016
$26,890
0.37% -
2015
$26,790
-1.72% -
2014
$27,250
11.67% -
2013
$24,070
0.37% -
2012
$23,980
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Library Technicians in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of Iowa ranges from $19,060 to $55,690. The highest paying area for library technicians in Iowa is Iowa City with a median annual salary of $55,690. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Dubuque (mean annual salary $36,370). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Iowa City
$55,690
Dubuque
$36,370
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$33,590
Ames
$33,560
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$29,320
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$27,260
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$25,220
Cedar Rapids
$24,490
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$23,490
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$21,940
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$19,060




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