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Library Technician Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,890
25th Percentile Wage
$22,630
50th Percentile Wage
$28,810
75th Percentile Wage
$34,570
90th Percentile Wage
$39,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,890.

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
$28,810
-2.40% 11.07%
2016
$29,500
2.41% -
2015
$28,790
5.07% -
2014
$27,330
5.31% -
2013
$25,880
1.00% -
2012
$25,620
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of Kentucky ranges from $18,220 to $35,230. The highest paying area for library technicians in Kentucky is Owensboro with a median annual salary of $35,230. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $34,660). The lowest paying area is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $18,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Owensboro
$35,230
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,660
Louisville-Jefferson County
$33,030
Lexington-Fayette
$31,020
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$29,210
Bowling Green
$24,190
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$21,710
Evansville
$21,670
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$18,900
Elizabethtown
$18,220




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