Library Technician Salary Information in Memphis, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of library technicians in Memphis, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of library technicians in Memphis is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Library Technicians in Memphis, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,900
25th Percentile Wage
$20,920
50th Percentile Wage
$25,880
75th Percentile Wage
$30,980
90th Percentile Wage
$36,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in Memphis, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $25,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.61
25th Percentile Wage
$10.06
50th Percentile Wage
$12.44
75th Percentile Wage
$14.90
90th Percentile Wage
$17.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for library technicians in Memphis, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $17.67. The median hourly salary is $12.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.61.

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
201625,880-8.77%-2.32%
201528,1504.09%-
201427,000-3.07%-
201327,8304.85%-
201226,480--

Table 3. Compare Library Technician Salary in Memphis with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $25,880 in Memphis is in the middle of salary range for library technicians in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of library technicians in Memphis is 46.2 percent (46.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Chattanooga and 30.4 percent (30.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$48,080
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$32,330
Knoxville
$30,240
Clarksville
$27,200
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$26,520
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$26,290
Memphis
$25,880
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$24,380
Johnson City
$19,590
Cleveland
$18,060
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$18,000

See also: Top paying jobs in Memphis, Tennessee.