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Estimated employment1,790
Mean wage18.64
Entry wage11.42
10th percentile wage9.71
50th percentile wage17.19
90th percentile wage29.25
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Public Adminsitration84046.6%
Education and Health Services61034.1%
Financial Activities31017.3%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Education and Health Services61021.54
Public Adminsitration84018.35
Financial Activities31014.16
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; remove or repair damaged books; register patrons; check materials in and out of the circulation process. Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files. Include bookmobile drivers who operate bookmobiles or light trucks that pull trailers to specific locations on a predetermined schedule and assist with providing services in mobile libraries.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$18.64 $28.39  -$9.75
2013$18.57+.3%$28.29 +.3%-$9.72
2012$18.22+1.9%$27.75 +1.9%-$9.53
2011$17.87+2.0%$27.21 +2.0%-$9.34
2010$17.59+1.6%$26.79 +1.6%-$9.20
2009$17.28+1.8%$26.32 +1.8%-$9.04
2008$17.09+1.1%$26.04 +1.1%-$8.94
2007$16.59+3.1%$25.27 +3.1%-$8.68
2006$16.03+3.5%$24.42 +3.5%-$8.38
2005$15.41+4.0%$23.48 +4.0%-$8.06
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$18.64 $26.43  -$7.79
2013$18.57+.3%$26.36 +.3%-$7.78
2012$18.22+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%-$7.60
2011$17.87+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%-$7.51
2010$17.59+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%-$7.39
2009$17.28+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%-$7.28
2008$17.09+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%-$7.13
2007$16.59+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%-$7.02
2006$16.03+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%-$6.82
2005$15.41+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%-$6.73

Note:The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
State of Connecticut, Department of Labor - Office of Research
200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6000
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