Library Technician Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,400
25th Percentile Wage
$24,300
50th Percentile Wage
$30,270
75th Percentile Wage
$37,480
90th Percentile Wage
$45,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,400.

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
$30,270
5.81% 11.13%
2016
$28,510
4.77% -
2015
$27,150
0.77% -
2014
$26,940
-3.30% -
2013
$27,830
3.34% -
2012
$26,900
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of Texas ranges from $22,510 to $35,740. The highest paying area for library technicians in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $35,740. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $34,290). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$35,740
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$34,290
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$33,460
Fort Worth-Arlington
$31,530
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$30,890
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$30,830
Tyler
$30,160
College Station-Bryan
$29,520
Laredo
$29,190
El Paso
$28,140
Sherman-Denison
$28,120
Lubbock
$28,070
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$27,700
Corpus Christi
$27,690
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$27,500
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$27,300
San Angelo
$25,700
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$25,420
Abilene
$25,350
Longview
$25,140
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$25,120
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$24,940
Amarillo
$23,980
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$23,900
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,870
Waco
$23,510
Brownsville-Harlingen
$23,290
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$22,510




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