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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 $12.12. Hourly wages typically start from $8.76 and go up to $19.49.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Library Assistant Yearly Salary in the United States

Library Assistants earn a median salary of $25,220 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,220 and go up to $40,540.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

21%
Full-Time
79%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
656
RATINGS
Library Assistants average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Library Assistants in the 61th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Library Assistant Earnings by Seniority

Top End Library Assistant Earnings

The highest earning Library Assistants in the United States earn:

$19.49
an hour
$40,540
per year
Senior Library Assistant Earnings

Senior Library Assistants in the United States earn:

$15.58
an hour
$32,400
per year
Experienced Library Assistant Earnings

Experienced Library Assistants in the United States earn:

$12.12
an hour
$25,220
per year
Junior Library Assistant Earnings

Junior Library Assistants in the United States earn:

$9.71
an hour
$20,190
per year
Starting Library Assistant Earnings

Starting Library Assistants in the United States earn:

$8.76
an hour
$18,220
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Library Assistant salary comparison

Library Assistants earn less than 91% percent of Education & Childcare careers. Library Assistant salaries are in the bottom 92% of all careers in the United States.

Principal Salary $92k
School Psychologist Salary $73k
Music Teacher Salary $68k
Special Education Teacher Salary $59k
High School Teacher Salary $58k
Elementary School Teacher Salary $55k
Health Educator Salary $53k
Childcare Program Administrator Salary $45k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary $34k
Teacher Assistant Salary $25k
Library Assistant Salary $25k
Childcare Worker Salary $21k
Source:

Historical salary for Library Assistants in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Library Assistant salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Library Assistant Salary in Oregon $14.97 $31,130 # 1
Library Assistant Salary in Washington $14.19 $29,510 # 2
Library Assistant Salary in Virginia $13.36 $27,800 # 3
Library Assistant Salary in Tennessee $12.37 $25,730 # 4
Library Assistant Salary in Rhode Island $11.20 $23,290 # 5
Library Assistant Salary in Vermont $12.49 $25,980 # 6
Library Assistant Salary in Wisconsin $12.70 $26,420 # 7
Library Assistant Salary in Ohio $11.80 $24,530 # 8
Library Assistant Salary in Wyoming $11.77 $24,490 # 9
Library Assistant Salary in Utah $11.48 $23,880 # 10
Library Assistant Salary in Texas $11.61 $24,150 # 11
Library Assistant Salary in Pennsylvania $10.66 $22,180 # 12
Library Assistant Salary in South Carolina $10.84 $22,540 # 13
Library Assistant Salary in Oklahoma $9.56 $19,870 # 14
Library Assistant Salary in West Virginia $9.44 $19,640 # 15
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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