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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 among Illinois metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,850
25th Percentile Wage
$24,860
50th Percentile Wage
$32,960
75th Percentile Wage
$42,260
90th Percentile Wage
$51,610

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 $51,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.53
25th Percentile Wage
$11.95
50th Percentile Wage
$15.85
75th Percentile Wage
$20.32
90th Percentile Wage
$24.82

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for library technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.82. The median hourly salary is $15.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.53.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of library technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,9602.88%12.35%
201532,0102.37%-
201431,2505.98%-
201329,3801.67%-
201228,890--

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 $22,570 to $40,520. The highest paying area for library technicians in Illinois is Bloomington-Normal with a median annual salary of $40,520. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Champaign-Urbana (mean annual salary $39,050). The lowest paying area is East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bloomington-Normal
$40,520
Champaign-Urbana
$39,050
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$34,390
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$33,570
Springfield
$32,610
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$31,260
Rockford
$28,340
Peoria
$27,350
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$25,590
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$24,040
Danville
$23,240
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$22,570


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