The salary statistics of library assistants, clerical are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of library assistants, clerical within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The library assistants, clerical annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library assistants, clerical. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) library assistants, clerical is $40,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $25,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,220. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 122% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of library assistants, clerical from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of library assistants, clerical in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for library assistants, clerical occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $39,380. The lowest paying sector is the information sector (annual salary $22,140).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
From the above tables we note that not only library assistants, clerical salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of library assistants, clerical in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,960 to $36,700. The highest paying state for library assistants, clerical is Alaska with a median annual salary of $36,700. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,960. For more salary information of library assistants, clerical profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |