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Library Technicians in Colorado

Considering a career as a Library Technician in Colorado?

16.4% Jobs Projection
$33,500 Median Salary
410 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Library Technicians in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Library Technicians in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Library Technicians in Colorado earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Library Technicians Work in Colorado?

2,820 people worked as Library Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,540 Library Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 280 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,200 Library Technicians working in it, which means Colorado has more Library Technicians than average.


Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Library Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 16.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.


Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 410 annual job openings, and a total of 2,910 jobs for Colorado Library Technicians in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 14,400 annual jobs and 108,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Library Technicians Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Library Technicians ranged from $22,890 to $48,080 with $33,500 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.01 to $23.11. The median hourly rate was $16.11.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $16.08 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.03.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Colorado Metros for Library Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Library Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,040 $35,840
Colorado Springs, CO 330 $34,920
Greeley, CO 220 $35,050
Fort Collins, CO 210 $31,310
Boulder, CO 160 $36,860
Grand Junction, CO 70 $30,190
Pueblo, CO 40 $35,840

Top States for Library Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Library Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 10,180 $45,060
New York 8,120 $30,600
Illinois 5,270 $33,920
Ohio 3,870 $30,510
Texas 3,870 $29,440
Michigan 3,660 $29,740
Massachusetts 3,080 $45,880
Wisconsin 2,940 $25,780
Colorado 2,820 $33,500
North Carolina 2,580 $34,220
Florida 2,570 $33,270
Virginia 2,510 $34,220
New Jersey 2,420 $35,180
Pennsylvania 2,340 $32,830
Washington 2,090 $44,350
Indiana 2,050 $24,960
Louisiana 1,870 $30,940
Maryland 1,780 $38,310
Oregon 1,720 $37,840
Georgia 1,490 $32,110

Below are the states where Library Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $48,860
Connecticut $47,300
Alaska $46,270
Massachusetts $45,880
California $45,060
Minnesota $44,410
Washington $44,350
Hawaii $42,490
Delaware $42,420
Rhode Island $42,060


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