Library Assistants, Clerical (43-4121)

Occupation description:  Compile records, sort, shelve, issue, and receive library materials such as books, electronic media, pictures, cards, slides and microfilm. Locate library materials for loan and replace material in shelving area, stacks, or files according to identification number and title. Register patrons to permit them to borrow books, periodicals, and other library materials. Excludes Library Technicians (25-4031).

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 373387 3.81 1213
United States 108,800114,700 5.4590 3,3703,960

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 12.788.569.38 11.7715.0618.80
Alaska 18.7513.1415.99 18.5622.0924.65
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.1314.2816.03 18.0920.8622.93
Fairbanks North Star Borough 19.3313.6216.11 19.0922.6625.97
Southeast Region 17.589.9615.63 17.7720.8923.53

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
41710 2.453.2 41.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation82
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation8
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 262
Number of job position postings 71
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.7

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training