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Library Technician Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,900
25th Percentile Wage
$25,900
50th Percentile Wage
$31,280
75th Percentile Wage
$38,150
90th Percentile Wage
$46,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.05
25th Percentile Wage
$12.45
50th Percentile Wage
$15.04
75th Percentile Wage
$18.34
90th Percentile Wage
$22.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for library technicians in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.19. The median hourly salary is $15.04. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.05.

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
201631,2804.06%1.69%
201530,010-0.83%-
201430,260-1.98%-
201330,8600.36%-
201230,750--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Library Technicians in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of North Carolina ranges from $24,350 to $44,490. The highest paying area for library technicians in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $44,490. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $37,310). The lowest paying area is Greenville with a median annual salary of $24,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$44,490
Wilmington
$37,310
Asheville
$34,550
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$29,910
Winston-Salem
$29,690
Greensboro-High Point
$29,230
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$27,880
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$26,380
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$26,230
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$25,420
Greenville
$24,350



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