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Clerical Library Assistants in Iowa

Is Iowa a good place for you to work as a Clerical Library Assistant?

6.2% Jobs Projection
$22,300 Median Salary
270 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Clerical Library Assistants in Iowa are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Clerical Library Assistants in Iowa is growing faster than average.

  • Clerical Library Assistants in Iowa earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Clerical Library Assistants Work in Iowa?

In Iowa, there were 1,640 people working as Clerical Library Assistants in the year 2018.

There were 1,740 Clerical Library Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,205 Clerical Library Assistants working in it, which means Iowa has more Clerical Library Assistants than average.


Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Clerical Library Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 6.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.4%.


Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 270 annual Clerical Library Assistants job openings in Iowa, and 1,880 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 16,300 annual jobs and 114,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Clerical Library Assistants Make in Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Clerical Library Assistants ranged from $16,860 to $38,970 with $22,300 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.11 to $18.74. The median hourly rate was $10.72.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $10.83 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.11.

The median salary in Iowa is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Iowa Metros for Clerical Library Assistants

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Clerical Library Assistants.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 270 $23,490
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 250 $23,720
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 170 $21,630
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 140 $23,490
Iowa City, IA 110 $25,030
Cedar Rapids, IA 90 $24,010
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 60 $23,080
Dubuque, IA 40 $25,300

Top States for Clerical Library Assistants Employment

View the list below to see where most Clerical Library Assistants work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 8,570 $32,970
New York 6,630 $30,930
Illinois 5,950 $24,760
Pennsylvania 5,380 $22,880
Texas 5,130 $26,110
Ohio 5,050 $24,720
Michigan 4,180 $23,030
Florida 3,650 $25,980
Virginia 2,840 $25,260
New Jersey 2,810 $30,860
Indiana 2,680 $24,010
Minnesota 1,970 $33,340
Massachusetts 1,970 $31,290
North Carolina 1,840 $26,410
Washington 1,760 $32,870
Connecticut 1,670 $30,260
Iowa 1,640 $22,300
Maryland 1,620 $26,980
Missouri 1,530 $19,940
Georgia 1,470 $24,090

Below are the states where Clerical Library Assistants get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $47,170
Oregon $36,210
Nevada $35,690
Alaska $33,680
Minnesota $33,340
Wisconsin $33,060
California $32,970
Washington $32,870
Massachusetts $31,290
Hawaii $31,250


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