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Library Technician Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,650
25th Percentile Wage
$20,840
50th Percentile Wage
$26,670
75th Percentile Wage
$35,840
90th Percentile Wage
$44,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.48
25th Percentile Wage
$10.02
50th Percentile Wage
$12.82
75th Percentile Wage
$17.23
90th Percentile Wage
$21.23

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for library technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.23. The median hourly salary is $12.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.48.

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
201626,670-3.45%-6.90%
201527,590-4.49%-
201428,8303.82%-
201327,730-2.81%-
201228,510--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of Wisconsin ranges from $22,720 to $47,910. The highest paying area for library technicians in Wisconsin is Eau Claire with a median annual salary of $47,910. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Duluth (mean annual salary $42,840). The lowest paying area is Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eau Claire
$47,910
Duluth
$42,840
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$42,190
La Crosse
$36,430
Janesville
$36,310
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$36,270
Fond du Lac
$35,310
Wausau
$33,230
Lake County-Kenosha County
$30,930
Appleton
$29,310
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$28,870
Madison
$28,700
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$27,690
Green Bay
$24,230
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$23,850
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$22,990
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$22,720


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