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Library Technicians (25-4031)

Assist librarians by helping readers in the use of library catalogs, databases, and indexes to locate books and other materials; and by answering questions that require only brief consultation of standard reference. Compile records; sort and shelve books or other media; remove or repair damaged books or other media; register patrons; and check materials in and out of the circulation process. Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files. Includes bookmobile drivers who assist with providing services in mobile libraries.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 127 123 -3.15 11 8 19
United States 94700 91900 0.0 8300 6000 14000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 19.05 11.11 13.50 17.79 23.27 29.64
Alaska 22.78 16.32 19.79 22.77 25.92 30.22
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 22.48 16.61 19.20 22.11 25.15 29.23
Balance of State 21.80 13.46 18.82 22.38 25.08 29.44

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.