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Library Technician Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,240
25th Percentile Wage
$20,230
50th Percentile Wage
$26,260
75th Percentile Wage
$35,300
90th Percentile Wage
$47,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.28
25th Percentile Wage
$9.73
50th Percentile Wage
$12.63
75th Percentile Wage
$16.97
90th Percentile Wage
$22.68

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for library technicians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.68. The median hourly salary is $12.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.28.

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
201626,260-7.69%11.01%
201528,2805.62%-
201426,6903.63%-
201325,7209.14%-
201223,370--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of Tennessee ranges from $18,000 to $48,080. The highest paying area for library technicians in Tennessee is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $48,080. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $32,330). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $18,000.

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


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