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6.2% Jobs Projection
$31,290 Median Salary
360 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Clerical Library Assistants Work in Massachusetts?

In 2018, there were 1,970 Clerical Library Assistants working in the state.

There were 2,480 Clerical Library Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 510 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Massachusetts

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%.


Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 360 annual Clerical Library Assistants job openings in Massachusetts, and 2,570 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 Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Clerical Library Assistants ranged from $23,730 to $50,670 with $31,290 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.41 to $24.36. The median hourly rate was $15.04.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $15.12 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.08.

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


Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,380 $30,040
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 660 n/a
Springfield, MA-CT 220 $33,490
Worcester, MA-CT 180 $25,480
Barnstable Town, MA 160 $35,820
Leominster-Gardner, MA 30 $24,610
Pittsfield, MA 30 $25,780

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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