Library Associate Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$31,000
$22,000
$31,000
$45,000
Did you know that the average Library Associate makes $31,969 per year? That's valued at $15.37 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $22,000 and $45,000, meaning Library Associates have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most Library Associates find a job with Education and Government companies, while others work for Government, Education, and Non Profits companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. California, New Jersey and Delaware are the top states in the U.S. to pay Library Associates the highest salaries.
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Map of Library Associate Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Library Associates earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Library Associate Salary By Location

While a Library Associate can average a salary of $31,969 per year, or $15.37 per hour, there are many opportunities for Library Associates to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $46,944 per year. Other high-paying locations include Cambridge, MA, Bremerton, WA and Columbus, OH. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $23,000. The highest paying states for Library Associates include California, New Jersey and Delaware. Meanwhile, Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee offer the lowest salaries.

Average Library Associate Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Library Associate, working for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center or Eastern Kentucky University might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like City of Cambridge and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi report highly competitive salaries for Library Associates.

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Average Library Associate Pay By Industry

The salary for a Library Associate can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Library Associates tend to be found in Government, Education, and Non Profits companies. In fact, Library Associates can make a yearly salary of $35,374 while working for Government companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Government
Government
$35,374
$35k
Education
Education
$32,391
$32k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$29,475
$29k
Energy
Energy
$27,462
$27k

Library Associate Salary History

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Library Associate Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Library Associate can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Library Associate Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Baldwin/Howe Original Cataloger-Library Associate I
Baldwin/Howe Original Cataloger-Library Associate I
03/20/2020
03/20/2020
$36,169
$36,169
03/20/2020
Kitsap Regional Library
Kitsap Regional Library
Library Associate Sylvan WAY-Internal Only
Library Associate Sylvan WAY-Internal Only
Library Associate Sylvan WAY-Internal Only
03/05/2020
03/05/2020
$37,003
$37,003
03/05/2020
Library Associate Floater
Library Associate Floater
03/05/2020
03/05/2020
$28,780
$28,780
03/05/2020
Library Associate
Library Associate
02/29/2020
02/29/2020
$28,780
$28,780
02/29/2020
Cobb County Police Department
Cobb County Police Department
Library Associate
Library Associate
Library Associate
02/26/2020
02/26/2020
$38,547
$38,547
02/26/2020
Kenton County Public Library
Kenton County Public Library
Library Associate
Library Associate
Library Associate
02/26/2020
02/26/2020
$22,122
$22,122
02/26/2020
Picsolve
Picsolve
Retail Associate-George W Bush Library
Retail Associate-George W Bush Library
Retail Associate-George W Bush Library
02/24/2020
02/24/2020
$19,305
$19,305
02/24/2020
Seasonal-Library Associate-Outreach Programming
Seasonal-Library Associate-Outreach Programming
02/20/2020
02/20/2020
$33,872
$33,872
02/20/2020
Library Associate
Library Associate
01/29/2020
01/29/2020
$30,324
$30,324
01/29/2020
Library Associate
Library Associate
01/29/2020
01/29/2020
$36,240
$36,240
01/29/2020