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Library assistant salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $16.08
Low $9.32
High $27.75

The average salary for a library assistant is $16.08 per hour in the United States. 3.4k salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023

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Top companies for Library Assistants in United States

  1. City of Norfolk, VA
    176 reviews41 salaries reported
    $24.87per hour
  2. $16.88per hour
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Highest paying cities for Library Assistants near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $24.43 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  2. Portland, OR
    $22.04 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Lawrenceville, GA
    $16.66 per hour
    23 salaries reported
  1. Hampton, VA
    $16.60 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  2. Exton, PA
    $16.05 per hour
    31 salaries reported
  3. Athens, GA
    $15.87 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  1. Highland, CA
    $14.79 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  2. Cincinnati, OH
    $13.80 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  3. Philadelphia, PA
    $12.96 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,073 ratings

34% of Library Assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Library Technician

Job openings

Average $18.07 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Library Assistant

How can library assistants increase their pay?

Library assistants who want more responsibility and pay might consider working toward a librarian role. Library assistants who prefer to stay in their current position can develop certain skills, like research and technology, to make them more valuable with the organization. They can also earn a higher degree to increase their earning potential.

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