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Library Technician Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,070
25th Percentile Wage
$19,820
50th Percentile Wage
$29,560
75th Percentile Wage
$42,590
90th Percentile Wage
$53,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $53,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.17
25th Percentile Wage
$9.52
50th Percentile Wage
$14.21
75th Percentile Wage
$20.47
90th Percentile Wage
$25.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for library technicians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.91. The median hourly salary is $14.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.17.

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
201629,5605.18%1.25%
201528,030-8.17%-
201430,320-1.29%-
201330,7104.95%-
201229,190--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Library Technicians in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of New York ranges from $19,460 to $45,290. The highest paying area for library technicians in New York is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $45,290. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $35,970). The lowest paying area is Buffalo-Niagara Falls with a median annual salary of $19,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ithaca
$45,290
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$35,970
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$34,960
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$34,570
Kingston
$32,440
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$29,610
Glens Falls
$28,410
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$25,290
Binghamton
$25,090
Utica-Rome
$24,580
Nassau-Suffolk
$24,500
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$23,640
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$22,770
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$22,360
Syracuse
$20,310
Rochester
$20,120
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$19,460


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