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Clerical Library Assistants in Mississippi

Considering a career as a Clerical Library Assistant in Mississippi?

6.7% Jobs Projection
$21,260 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Clerical Library Assistants Work in Mississippi?

There were approximately 650 workers employed as Clerical Library Assistants in this state in 2018.

There were 580 Clerical Library Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Mississippi

Jobs for Clerical Library Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 6.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.4%.


Mississippi Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 90 annual job openings, and a total of 640 jobs for Mississippi Clerical Library Assistants in 2026.

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

What do Clerical Library Assistants Make in Mississippi?

In 2018 wages for Clerical Library Assistants ranged from $16,810 to $31,080 with $21,260 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.08 to $14.94. The median hourly rate was $10.22.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $9.84 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.38.

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


Top Mississippi 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
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 220 $25,740
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 110 $21,110
Hattiesburg, MS 40 $23,680

Top States for Clerical Library Assistants Employment

The table below shows the states 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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