Library Technicians in Washington
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Library Technicians in Washington are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Library Technicians in Washington is growing faster than average.
Library Technicians in Washington earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Library Technicians Work in Washington?
2,090 people worked as Library Technicians in 2018 in this state.
There were 1,970 Library Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,200 Library Technicians working in it, which means Washington has more Library Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Washington
Jobs for Library Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.
Washington Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 330 annual job openings, and a total of 2,430 jobs for Washington 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 Washington?
In 2018 wages for Library Technicians ranged from $29,590 to $60,960 with $44,350 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.23 to $29.31. The median hourly rate was $21.32.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.2 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.12.
The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Washington 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|
|Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA||130||$35,830|
|Walla Walla, WA||40||$32,490|
|Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA||30||$37,870|
Top States for Library Technicians Employment
The table below shows the states where most Library Technicians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Library Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$48,860|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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