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 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,020
25th Percentile Wage
$22,610
50th Percentile Wage
$28,510
75th Percentile Wage
$35,720
90th Percentile Wage
$42,260

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 $42,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.15
25th Percentile Wage
$10.87
50th Percentile Wage
$13.71
75th Percentile Wage
$17.17
90th Percentile Wage
$20.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for library technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.32. The median hourly salary is $13.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.15.

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
201628,5104.77%5.65%
201527,1500.77%-
201426,940-3.30%-
201327,8303.34%-
201226,900--

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 $23,420 to $32,970. The highest paying area for library technicians in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $32,970. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $32,580). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$32,970
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$32,580
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$32,010
Fort Worth-Arlington
$31,720
Tyler
$30,160
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$29,230
Corpus Christi
$28,680
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$28,640
Lubbock
$28,070
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$27,300
El Paso
$26,570
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$25,450
Longview
$25,140
Abilene
$24,750
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$24,620
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$24,280
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$24,260
Laredo
$24,220
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,590
Waco
$23,510
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,480
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,420



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