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Library Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for library technicians in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of library technicians among Pennsylvania 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,180
25th Percentile Wage
$23,590
50th Percentile Wage
$32,630
75th Percentile Wage
$42,460
90th Percentile Wage
$53,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $53,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,180.

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
$32,630
6.80% 15.94%
2016
$30,410
2.89% -
2015
$29,530
5.72% -
2014
$27,840
-1.62% -
2013
$28,290
3.04% -
2012
$27,430
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $18,590 to $47,210. The highest paying area for library technicians in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $47,210. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $39,140). The lowest paying area is Lebanon with a median annual salary of $18,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$47,210
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$39,140
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$37,680
Newark-Union
$37,460
York-Hanover
$33,710
Erie
$32,880
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$32,490
State College
$32,430
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$30,190
Reading
$30,140
Lancaster
$28,930
Pittsburgh
$28,590
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$28,450
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$23,930
Altoona
$23,760
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,830
Johnstown
$21,210
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,210
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$19,760
Williamsport
$19,470
Lebanon
$18,590




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