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Library Technician Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for library technicians in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of library technicians amongst Massachusetts 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,610
25th Percentile Wage
$33,540
50th Percentile Wage
$43,450
75th Percentile Wage
$53,390
90th Percentile Wage
$63,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.83
25th Percentile Wage
$16.12
50th Percentile Wage
$20.89
75th Percentile Wage
$25.67
90th Percentile Wage
$30.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for library technicians in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.39. The median hourly salary is $20.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.83.

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
201643,4504.17%13.81%
201541,6406.17%-
201439,0703.40%-
201337,7400.77%-
201237,450--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of Massachusetts ranges from $24,660 to $47,650. The highest paying area for library technicians in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $47,650. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner (mean annual salary $45,580). The lowest paying area is Pittsfield with a median annual salary of $24,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$47,650
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$45,580
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$44,470
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$44,440
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$41,850
New Bedford
$41,500
Peabody
$40,640
Framingham
$40,540
Springfield
$40,190
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$39,430
Worcester
$37,380
Barnstable Town
$36,610
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$36,350
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$25,200
Pittsfield
$24,660



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