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Library Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for library technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of library technicians amongst Illinois cities 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 Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,700
25th Percentile Wage
$25,630
50th Percentile Wage
$33,700
75th Percentile Wage
$43,510
90th Percentile Wage
$56,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,700.

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
$33,700
2.20% 14.27%
2016
$32,960
2.88% -
2015
$32,010
2.37% -
2014
$31,250
5.98% -
2013
$29,380
1.67% -
2012
$28,890
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $21,450 to $40,570. The highest paying area for library technicians in Illinois is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $40,570. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Bloomington-Normal (mean annual salary $40,520). The lowest paying area is Kankakee-Bradley with a median annual salary of $21,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Champaign-Urbana
$40,570
Bloomington-Normal
$40,520
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$35,110
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$34,330
Rockford
$34,160
Springfield
$33,420
Decatur
$30,350
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$29,860
Peoria
$27,180
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$26,400
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$26,270
Danville
$23,240
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$23,230
Kankakee-Bradley
$21,450




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