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-1% Jobs Projection
$30,860 Median Salary
460 Job Openings

While jobs for Clerical Library Assistants in New Jersey are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Clerical Library Assistants in New Jersey is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Clerical Library Assistants Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 2,810 Clerical Library Assistants working in the state.

There were 3,120 Clerical Library Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 310 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Clerical Library Assistants in this state are declining at a rate of 0.6% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.4%.


New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 460 annual job openings, and 3,300 total jobs in 2026 for Clerical Library Assistants in this state.

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

What do Clerical Library Assistants Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Clerical Library Assistants ranged from $19,250 to $47,530 with $30,860 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.25 to $22.85. The median hourly rate was $14.84.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $14.15 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.69.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 6,080 $32,710
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,570 $24,730
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 360 $25,540
Trenton, NJ 120 $39,630
Ocean City, NJ 80 $33,200
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 80 $29,130

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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