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8.8% Jobs Projection
$30,600 Median Salary
1,200 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Library Technicians Work in New York?

8,120 people worked as Library Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 8,010 Library Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Library Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 8.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,200 annual job openings, and a total of 9,030 jobs for New York 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Library Technicians ranged from $21,820 to $55,130 with $30,600 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.49 to $26.5. The median hourly rate was $14.71.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $13.79 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.92.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,640 $34,030
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 530 $23,630
Syracuse, NY 370 $25,260
Rochester, NY 340 $24,520
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 300 $31,230
Ithaca, NY 190 $45,630
Utica-Rome, NY 90 $28,380
Kingston, NY 70 $32,950
Binghamton, NY 70 $29,950
Glens Falls, NY 40 $27,960
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 40 $24,440

Top States for Library Technicians Employment

View the list below to see 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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