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How much does a Library Assistant make in the United States?

Average Library Assistant Hourly Wage in the United States

Library Assistants earn a median hourly wage of $11.77. Hourly wages typically start from $8.56 and go up to $18.80.

Average Library Assistant Yearly Salary in the United States

Library Assistants earn a median salary of $24,480 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,800 and go up to $39,110.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Library Assistant Earnings by Seniority

Top End Library Assistant Earnings

The highest earning Library Assistants in the United States earn:

$18.80
an hour
$39,110
per year
Senior Library Assistant Earnings

Senior Library Assistants in the United States earn:

$15.06
an hour
$31,320
per year
Experienced Library Assistant Earnings

Experienced Library Assistants in the United States earn:

$11.77
an hour
$24,480
per year
Junior Library Assistant Earnings

Junior Library Assistants in the United States earn:

$9.38
an hour
$19,500
per year
Starting Library Assistant Earnings

Starting Library Assistants in the United States earn:

$8.56
an hour
$17,800
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Library Assistant salary comparison

Library Assistants earn less than 90% percent of Education & Childcare careers. Library Assistant salaries are in the bottom 88% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Library Assistants in the United States

Library Assistant salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Library Assistant Salary in Alaska $18.56 $38,610 # 1
Library Assistant Salary in District of Columbia $16.79 $34,930 # 2
Library Assistant Salary in Massachusetts $14.20 $29,550 # 3
Library Assistant Salary in Hawaii $14.60 $30,370 # 4
Library Assistant Salary in California $13.86 $28,840 # 5
Library Assistant Salary in Oregon $14.49 $30,130 # 6
Library Assistant Salary in Connecticut $13.29 $27,640 # 7
Library Assistant Salary in New York $13.49 $28,060 # 8
Library Assistant Salary in Washington $13.57 $28,230 # 9
Library Assistant Salary in New Jersey $13.29 $27,650 # 10
Library Assistant Salary in Virginia $12.93 $26,880 # 11
Library Assistant Salary in Minnesota $13.26 $27,570 # 12
Library Assistant Salary in Vermont $12.73 $26,480 # 13
Library Assistant Salary in Illinois $11.70 $24,340 # 14
Library Assistant Salary in Colorado $12.34 $25,660 # 15
Library Assistant Salary in Maryland $10.96 $22,790 # 16
Library Assistant Salary in Ohio $11.40 $23,720 # 17
Library Assistant Salary in Florida $12.23 $25,440 # 18
Library Assistant Salary in New Hampshire $12.37 $25,730 # 19
Library Assistant Salary in Rhode Island $10.36 $21,550 # 20
Library Assistant Salary in North Carolina $11.77 $24,480 # 21
Library Assistant Salary in Montana $12.18 $25,340 # 22
Library Assistant Salary in Wyoming $11.30 $23,510 # 23
Library Assistant Salary in Tennessee $11.79 $24,510 # 24
Library Assistant Salary in Wisconsin $11.72 $24,380 # 25
Library Assistant Salary in Utah $11.81 $24,560 # 26
Library Assistant Salary in North Dakota $11.40 $23,720 # 27
Library Assistant Salary in Arizona $11.33 $23,560 # 28
Library Assistant Salary in Iowa $10.27 $21,360 # 29
Library Assistant Salary in Indiana $11.15 $23,190 # 30
Library Assistant Salary in Texas $11.17 $23,230 # 31
Library Assistant Salary in Maine $11.08 $23,040 # 32
Library Assistant Salary in Pennsylvania $10.72 $22,300 # 33
Library Assistant Salary in Missouri $10.74 $22,340 # 34
Library Assistant Salary in New Mexico $10.55 $21,940 # 35
Library Assistant Salary in Kentucky $10.51 $21,860 # 36
Library Assistant Salary in Michigan $9.81 $20,410 # 37
Library Assistant Salary in Georgia $10.52 $21,870 # 38
Library Assistant Salary in South Carolina $10.46 $21,750 # 39
Library Assistant Salary in Kansas $10.42 $21,670 # 40
Library Assistant Salary in Delaware $10.60 $22,040 # 41
Library Assistant Salary in Nebraska $9.70 $20,180 # 42
Library Assistant Salary in Alabama $9.46 $19,670 # 43
Library Assistant Salary in West Virginia $9.15 $19,020 # 44
Library Assistant Salary in Idaho $9.74 $20,250 # 45
Library Assistant Salary in Arkansas $9.40 $19,550 # 46
Library Assistant Salary in Oklahoma $9.28 $19,300 # 47
Library Assistant Salary in Mississippi $9.03 $18,780 # 48
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Library Assistant

Interested in becoming a Library Assistant? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good library assistant? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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